Cuesta Family History
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Cuesta Name Meaning
Spanish: from cuesta ‘slope’, ‘bank’ (Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense), hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank, less often on the coast, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example La Cuesta, in the provinces of Segovia and Soria.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Costa, Cresta, Wuest, Cueto, Cesta, Kresta, Cetta, Cesa, Huerta