What does Costa mean?
Costa /cos-ta/ as a name for boys. Costa's name origin is Latin, 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, ..
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)
Popular related forms of Costa (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Constantine (#1464 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 somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.01%, ▼45.3%). Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Costa and associated names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)