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Da Costa Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, Italian, and Jewish (Sephardic): variant of the topographic name Costa, denoting someone who lived on a slope or river bank or on the sea coast, with the addition of the preposition da ‘from (the)’, ‘of (the)’.

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

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Da Costa Family Origin

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Da Costa Family Occupations

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  • Lawyer

    33%
  • Physician

    33%
  • Salesman Notions

    33%

In 1880, Lawyer and Physician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Da Costa. A less common occupation for the Da Costa family was Salesman Notions. The most common Da Costa occupation in the USA was Lawyer. 33% of Da Costa's were Lawyers.

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Da Costa Historical Records

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Da Costa Life Expectancy

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