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Costin Surname Origin

(Anglo-French-Latin) diminutive of Costantine, for Constantine. (Celtic + Latin) Manx contraction of MacAusreyn = Son of Austeyn or Austen: Austen.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.


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