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.

People

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