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The noble French surname lacosta is of local origin, deriving from a geographic feature near where the initial bearer once resided. In this instance, the name is derived from the French word "cote," which, in a geographic sense, means "by the coast."

lacosta Early Origins



The surname lacosta was first found in Languedoc where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.

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lacosta Spelling Variations


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lacosta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lacoste, Lacostes, La Coste, La Costes, Lacauste, Lacaustes, La Caustes, La Causte, De Lacoste, De Lacostes, De Lacauste, De Lacaustes, Coste, Cost, Coust, Couste, Caust, Costes, Causte, Caustes, Decoteau, Costil, Cotel, Coteau and many more.

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lacosta Early History


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lacosta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lacosta research. Another 368 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1593, 1650, 1696, 1700, 1704, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1808, 1816, and 1877 are included under the topic Early lacosta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lacosta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lacosta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lacosta Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lacosta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Estevan Lacosta, aged 32, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1827 [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)

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The lacosta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lacosta 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 15 November 2012 at 13:04.

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