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Where did the French Costin family come from? What is the French Costin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Costin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Costin family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Coston, Cozton, Costont, Coztont, Costons, Coztons, Costond, Coztond, De Coston, De Cozton, De Costont, De Coztont, De Costons, De Coztons, De Costond and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Costin research. Another 657 words(47 lines of text) covering the years 1335, 1340, 1352, 1374, 1385, 1400, 1422, 1445, 1487, 1521, 1591, 1594, 1600, 1693, 1789, 1791, 1801, 1808, and 1813 are included under the topic Early Costin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Costin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Costin Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Non solum armis
Motto Translation: Not by arms only.
The Costin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Costin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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