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Decoste Name Meaning

French: probably a topographic name for someone who lived on the coast or at the side of a river or some other prominent feature, from coste, a southern variant of côte ‘coast’, ‘side’, with the fused preposition de ‘from’.

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


Similar surnames: Ducote, Demotte, Ducasse, Costa, Devore, Delfosse, Demonte, Decelle

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Decoste Family Origin

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Decoste Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    55%
  • Voyageur

    18%
  • Seaman

    9%
  • Cultivateur

    5%

In 1881, Fisherman, Voyageur and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Decoste. The most common Decoste occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 55% of Decoste's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Decoste family was Cultivateur.

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Decoste Historical Records

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Decoste Life Expectancy

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