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Coston Name Meaning
French: from a diminutive of Old French coste ‘slope’, ‘riverbank’, ‘coast’ (see Cote).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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26,919 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,880 Military Records
1,633 Immigration Records
16,152 Census and Voter Lists
43,423 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Coston Families

  • Number of Coston families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Coston families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Coston families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Coston Family Origin

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Coston Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Coston

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Coston Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Coston census records

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Coston Civil War Service Records

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