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Cuesta Name Meaning

Spanish: from cuesta ‘slope’, ‘bank’ (Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense), hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank, less often on the coast, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example La Cuesta, in the provinces of Segovia and Soria.

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


Similar surnames: Costa, Cresta, Wuest, Cueto, Cesta, Kresta, Cetta, Cesa, Huerta

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Cuesta Family Origin

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Cuesta Family Occupations

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Cuesta Historical Records

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Cuesta Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Cuesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Cuesta in 1960 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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