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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Costas

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  1. plural of costa

costas was also found in the following language(s): Irish, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Costas

Costas Mandylor is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1989. Costas was given the name Costas Theodosopoulos on September 3rd, 1965 in Melbourne.


Costas was born on November 29th, 1979 in Limassol.


Costas Sommer is an actor, model, and model (people). Costas was born on May 17th, 1975 in Germany.


Costas Ferris is a film producer, film director, television director, playwright, screenwriter, composer, author, actor, journalist, and producer. He was most active from 1961 to present. Costas was born on April 18th, 1935 in Cairo.


Costas Lapavitsas is a in the field of public economics. Costas was born on January 20th, 1961 in Thessaloniki. Costas is also known as Lapavitsas and Konstantinos.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Costas

Bob Costas is a sports commentator and sportscaster. Bob was given the name Robert Quinlan Costas on March 22nd, 1952 in New York, New York, United States.


Kirsten was given the name Kirsten Marina Costas on July 23rd, 1968 in Oakland, California, U.S. Kirsten is also known as Costas and Kirsten Marina. They left this life on June 23rd, 1984.


David Costas is a soccer player for the RCD Mallorca, Celta de Vigo, Celta de Vigo B, Spain national under-19 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. David was born on March 26th, 1995 in Vigo, Spain.


Gustavo Costas is a soccer player for the Club Atlas, Racing Club de Avellaneda, FC Locarno, Arsenal F.C., and Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy. Gustavo was born on February 28th, 1963 in Buenos Aires.


John P. Costas is an investment banker, hedge funds, investment banking, and hedge fund. John was born on January 27th, 1957.


Quique Costas is a soccer player for the Celta de Vigo, FC Barcelona, and Spain national football team. Quique was born on January 16th, 1947 in Vigo. Quique is also known as Costas and Enrique.


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Popularity of Costas as a last name

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Common last names for Costas

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Common first names for Costas

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Costas U.S.
  White 63.68% 64.26%
  African American 1.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 33.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Costas

People with the last name Costas are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Costas

  • How Popular is the name Costas? Costas is the 23,192nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Costas was the 21,470th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Costas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 266 babies born with the first name Costas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Costas to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Costas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Costas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Costas is Tuesday, January 7th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Costas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Costas was in 1922 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Random Costas Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Costas is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Costas: Your name in reverse order is Satsoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sotsca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Costas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,217 people with the last name Costas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Costas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Costas as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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