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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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Printer

    20%
  • Servant

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coston family was Servant. 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.

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Coston Life Expectancy

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