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Coston Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French coste ‘slope’, ‘riverbank’, ‘coast’ (see Cote).

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


Similar surnames: Cotton, Colston, Poston, Cordon, Gaston, Carton, Mouton, Roston

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Coston Family Origin

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Coston Family Occupations

What did your Coston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coston. The most common Coston occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Coston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coston family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Printer

    20%
  • Servant

    20%

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

Coston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coston 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 Coston. 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 Coston. For the veterans among your Coston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coston Life Expectancy

What is the average Coston lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Coston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Coston in 1940 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coston 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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