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Where did the French Decoste family come from? What is the French Decoste family crest and coat of arms? When did the Decoste family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Decoste family history?The noble French surname Decoste 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."
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Decoste 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 Decoste History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 42 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Decoste Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: B. Lacoste, aged 30; settled in New Orleans in 1821; Emily LaCoste, aged 22; settled in New York in 1822; Felix LaCoste, aged 29; settled in New York in 1822.
The Decoste Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Decoste 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.
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