C names, Female, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Cosima is the Italian feminine 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.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European


Female forms:

  • Cosmina (Romanian)


Male forms:

  • Cosmo (Italian, English)
  • 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)



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