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Acosta Name Meaning

Portuguese and Spanish: altered form (by misdivision) of Da Costa.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Da Costa, Costas, Cotta, Costa, Apostol, Ragosta, Cost, Cosma, Agosti

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Acosta Family Origin

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Acosta Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Laborer On Farm

    10%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Acosta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Acosta's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Laborer On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acosta. A less common occupation for the Acosta family was Cigar Maker.

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Acosta Historical Records

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Acosta Life Expectancy

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