Costen Family History

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Costen Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Costain.

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


Similar surnames: Colten, Costin, Coster, Cotten, Rosten, Rossen, Corte, Horten, Roston

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Costen Family Origin

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Costen Family Occupations

What did your Costen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Costen occupation in Canada was Clerk. 22% of Costen's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Costen family was Builder. Clerk, Mercht. and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Costen.

View Census data for Costen | Data not to scale

  • Clerk

    22%
  • Mercht.

    22%
  • Book Keeper

    11%
  • Builder

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Costen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Costen Historical Records

What Costen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Costen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Costen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Costen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Costen. For the veterans among your Costen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Costen Life Expectancy

What is the average Costen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Costen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Costen in 1964 was 80, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Costen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Costen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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