Kosta Name Meaning

Greek: variant of Kostas. Czech: nickname for a bony person, from kost ‘bone’ (see Kost 2).

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


Similar surnames: Kost, Kostka, Kosty, Kosa, Kostas, Kostal, Kozma, Kotas, Dostal

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Kosta Family Origin

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Kosta Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    20%
  • Dressmaker

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • R.R. Employee

    20%

In 1880, At Home, Dressmaker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kosta. The most common Kosta occupation in the USA was At Home. 20% of Kosta's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Kosta family was R.R. Employee.

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Kosta Historical Records

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Kosta Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2003, Kosta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kosta in 1957 was 27, and 81 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosta

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