What does Costa mean?
Costa [cos-ta] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and the meaning of Costa is "constant, steadfast". Costa is a variant form of Constantine (Latin): from Constantinus. Costa is also a variant of Costas (Greek, Latin).
Associated with: steadfast (faithful).
(male) Costad, Cota, ..
(female) Cosla, Cosna, .. Middle name pairings:
Costa Matteo (C.M.), ..
How popular is Costa?
Costa is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#900 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Costa (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Constantine (#1700 from recent data) and Constant. Other forms, like Kostis, are uncommon. These forms of Costa were favored as birth names in the 1910s (adoption of 0.01%) and are now significantly less popular. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Costa and associated names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Colla, Colt▲, Cort, Corty, Cosme, Cosmo, Coster, Coty▼ and Gosta. Like Costa, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.