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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


Similar surnames: Osten, Kasten, Koster, Kesten, Postel, Holten, Cotten, Posten, Kostek

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Kosten Family Origin

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Kosten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Works In Car Stable

    14%

In 1880, Farmer and Works In Car Stable were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kosten. The most common Kosten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Kosten's were Farmers.

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Kosten Life Expectancy

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