Kosten Family History
Kosten Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German kost ‘provisions’, ‘board’, ‘livelihood’, but in some cases probably a shortened form of Kostenbader. German: habitational name from a place so named in Tyrol. Dutch: from a reduced vernacular form of the personal name Konstant or Konstantin (see Constant, Constantine).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press