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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coston

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  • A submission from Connecticut, United States says the name Coston means "Cost" and is of Irish origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Coston

Martha was born in 1826. She breathed her last breath in 1904.


Henry was born on December 20th, 1910. He died on July 26th, 2001.


Junius Coston is a football player. He was most active from 2005 to 2011. Junius was born on November 5th, 1983 in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Jeff was born on October 15th, 1955.


Bernadette was born on August 17th, 1989.


Zed Coston was a football player. Zed was born on July 12th, 1915 in Dallas. He passed away on March 23rd, 2003.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Coston as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coston U.S.
  White 44.64% 64.26%
  African American 48.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coston

People with the last name Coston are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Coston

  • How Popular is the name Coston? Coston is the 37,804th most popular name of all time. As a last name Coston was the 6,788th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coston have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92 babies born with the first name Coston in the United States. That's more than enough people named Coston 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 Coston? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Coston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coston is Sunday, April 16th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Coston born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coston was in 1916 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Coston: Your name in reverse order is Notsoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Snctoo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,969 people with the last name Coston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coston? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Coston as their last name.

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