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Meaning and Origin of: Costa

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Constant; steadfast

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Portuguese, Catalan, Italian, and southern French : topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or river bank, or on the coast (ultimately from Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Costa or named with this word.
  • Portuguese, Catalan, Italian, and southern French : of Greek origin (see Costas).