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Multiple Origins for the Surname Costa



Costa Early Origins




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Costa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Costa Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Costa Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Pedro de Costa, went to Venezuela in 1534
  • Cristóbal Costa, went to Hispaniola in 1537

Costa Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Matthias De Costa, who landed in Maryland in 1666-1750

Costa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan De Costa, who landed in America in 1812
  • Francisco Costa, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1813
  • Ventura Costa, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Ramon Costa, aged 53, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1827
  • Pedro De Costa, who landed in Venezuela in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Costa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Costa (post 1700)



  • David Joseph "Dave" Costa (1941-2013), American NFL football defensive tackle
  • Johnny Costa (1922-1996), American jazz pianist
  • Maria Costa (1926-2016), Italian poet
  • José Fonseca e Costa GCIH (1933-2015), Portuguese film director
  • Giovanni Costa y Martínez (1826-1903), Italian landscape painter
  • Luis Araujo Costa (1885-1956), Spanish writer and critic
  • Sir Michael Andrew Angus Costa (1810-1884), Italian-born conductor and composer
  • Lucio Costa (1902-1998), Brazilian architect and urban planner
  • Gal Costa (b. 1945), Brazilian pop singer
  • Joaquin Costa (1846-1911), Spanish historian

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Costa Historic Events


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Costa Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Peter David Costa (b. 1920), Corporal, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Costa Family Crest Products


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Costa Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    2. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    11. ...

    The Costa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Costa 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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