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."
Early Origins of the lacosta family
The surname lacosta was first found in Languedoc
where this illustrious family held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the lacosta family
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lacosta 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.
Early Notables of the lacosta family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lacosta family to the New World and Oceana
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 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)