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Notable Persons With the Last Name Costello

Elvis Costello is a new wave music, punk rock, and pub rock (united kingdom) musician. He plays Fender Jazzmaster and Fender Telecaster. He was most prominent from 1970 to present. Elvis was given the name Declan Patrick MacManus on August 25th, 1954 in Paddington, London, England. Elvis is also known as D.P. Costello, The Imposter, Little Hands of Concrete, Napoleon Dynamite, Howard Coward, and Mac Manus.


Abbott and Costello is a word play, slapstick, and deadpan comedian. Abbott was born in United States.


Frank Costello was a rum-running, businessperson, boss (crime), gangster, racket (crime), bootlegger, businessman, crime boss, mobster, and racketeer. Frank was given the name Francesco Castiglia on January 26th, 1891 in Cassano all'Ionio. He died on February 18th, 1973.


Lou Costello was an actor and comedian. He was most prominent from 1926 to 1959. Lou was given the name Louis Francis Cristillo on March 6th, 1906 in Paterson, New Jersey, US. He passed away on March 3rd, 1959.


Carol Costello is a cnn, news presenter, and cnnnews presenter. Carol was born on October 11th, 1961.


Dolores Costello was an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1909 to 1943. Dolores was born as the child of Maurice Costello and Mae Costello on September 17th, 1903 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. She died on March 1st, 1979.


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Popularity of Costello as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Costello U.S.
  White 90.85% 64.26%
  African American 1.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Costello

People with the last name Costello are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Costello

  • How Popular is the name Costello? Costello is the 44,297th most popular name of all time. As a last name Costello was the 1,093rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Costello have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 61 babies born with the first name Costello in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Costello? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1931 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Costello first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Costello is Monday, February 28th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Costello born? The highest recorded use of the first name Costello was in 1951 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Costello: Your name in reverse order is Olletsoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tselocol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Costello? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 32,043 people with the last name Costello.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Costello? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Costello as their last name.

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