C names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Cosmo

Cosmo is a variant form of Cosimo, the Italian form of Latin Cosmas which comes from Ancient Greek kosmas meaning “order; lawful order, government; world, universe” deriving from a PIE source. It also has a secondary meaning of “to order, to arrange; ornaments, decorations (of a woman’s dress)” from which the word cosmetic comes from. Cosmo is also an Italian surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Kosmo (English)
  • Kosmas (Ancient Greek)
  • Cosmas (Latinized Ancient Greek)
  • Cosimo (Italian)
  • Cosma (Italian)
  • Kuzman (Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian)
  • Côme (French)
  • Cosme (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Cosmin (Romanian)
  • Kuzma (Russian)

 

Female forms:

  • Cosima (Italian)
  • Cosmina (Romanian)

 

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