The surname Costor was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs. They held a family seat at Kosteritz.
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Migration of the Costor family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jan Coster, who arrived in New York in 1664; A. Adelheid Koster, who settled in America in 1835; Hero Jochim Coster, who settled in Iowa in 1849; Adolph Koester, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856.