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Early Notables of the De costa family (pre 1700)

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De costa Ranking

In the United States, the name De costa is the 5,962nd most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States De costa migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De costa Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Elizabeth Decosta, who landed in Maryland in 1664 [2]
De costa Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joze Joaquim DeCosta, who arrived in New York, NY in 1796 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name De costa (post 1700) +

  • Benjamin Franklin DeCosta (1831-1904), American clergyman and historical writer
  • Eric DeCosta (b. 1971), American baseball executive, Assistant General Manager for the Baltimore Ravens (2012-)
  • Charles de Costa (1827-1879), Belgian storyteller

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. 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) on Facebook