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Coster History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Coster family


The surname Coster was first found in Gloucestershire in the west of England where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Coster family


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Coster Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Coster, Costar, Costard, Costerman and others.

Early Notables of the Coster family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Coster family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Coster Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Andrew Coster, who settled in Virginia in 1653
  • Andrew Coster, who landed in Virginia in 1653 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hans Coster, who arrived in America in 1657 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hans Coster, who settled in America in 1657
  • Hendrik Coster, who arrived in New Netherland in 1658
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Coster Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Coster, who arrived in Maryland in 1733
  • H. Henry Coster, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1753
  • Joshua Coster, who arrived in New England in 1774
  • Henry A. Coster, who settled in New York in 1784
  • Henry A Coster, who landed in New York in 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Coster Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Abraham Coster, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Friderick Coster, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Friderick Coster, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Charles Henry Coster, who settled in Philadelphia in 1810
  • Pedro A Coster, aged 28, who arrived in Key West, Fla in 1845 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Coster Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Coster, who landed in Nelson, New Zealand in 1842 aboard the ship Geo Fife
  • John Coster, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "George Fyfe" in 1842
  • Mary Coster, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "George Fyfe" in 1842
  • Charles Coster, aged 18, a farm labourer, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "George Fyfe" in 1842

Contemporary Notables of the name Coster (post 1700)


  • Nicolas Coster (b. 1934), British-born American actor, known for his roles in Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Charles Coster (1837-1888), American soldier and public official, Commander of a brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Tracy Coster (b. 1966), Australian country music singer and songwriter
  • Howard Sydney Musgrave Coster (1885-1959), British photographer, perhaps best known for his photograph of A. A. Milne with his son Christopher Robin Milne and Pooh Bear
  • Elizabeth Mary Coster (b. 1982), New Zealand swimmer at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games
  • Stan Coster OAM (1930-1997), Australian country musician, father of country music singer Tracy Coster
  • Dirk Coster (1889-1950), Dutch physicist, Professor of Physics and Meteorology at the University of Groningen
  • Charles De Coster (1827-1879), Belgian novelist

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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