Acosta is a Spanish and Portuguese surname. Originally it was used to refer to a person who lived by the seashore or from the mountains (encostas). It comes from the Portuguese da Costa (cognate of English "coast"), which in Spanish became de Acosta.


See also

  • Acosta (crater), lunar crater named after Cristóbal Acosta
  • Acosta Bridge, bridge in Jacksonville, Florida named after St. Elmo W. Acosta
  • Acosta (canton)
  • Acosta Inc., Sales & Marketing company in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Acosta (manufacturer), German catering equipment and coffee machine factory