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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name COSTE

Origin

Coste : 1: French: topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank less often on the coast a variant of Côte (see Cote); or a habitational name from (La) Coste the name of several places in the southern part of France. Compare Decoste and Lacoste.2: English (Middlesex): from a short form of the personal name Constantine in its vernacular French or English form.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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