Cosmo Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Cosmo:
From the Greek Kosmas, which is derived from kosmos (order, beauty). The name was borne by the brother of Damianos, both of whom were martyred in 303 under Diocletian. A cult around about them, spreading westward and receiving much attention when the brothers' relics were supposedly found in Milan by St. Ambrose.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Cosmo is a strong, powerful name! When I have a son I'm definitely going to name him Cosmo!
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- Nicknames for Cosmo
Coz, Mo, Cozzie
- Meanings and history of the name Cosmo
Cosmo is the English form of Cosimo which was brought to England in the 18th century by the second Scottish Duke of Gordon, who named his son and successor after his friend Cosimo III de Medici.
Means "order, decency" from the Greek Kosmos. Also a Saint's name. St. Cosmo was martyred with his twin, Damien in the 4th century. They are the patron Saints of physicians.
- Famous real-life people named Cosmo
The Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Cosmo Gordon Lang, 1st Baron Lang of Lambeth, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Cosmo in song, story & screen
Cosmo Brown -character from "Singing in the Rain"
Cosmo Kramer - Character from TV show "Seinfeld"
Cosmo S. Spacely - "Boss on "The Jetsons"
Cosmo Topper - Main character of "Topper Returns"
Det. Cosmo Renfro - Character from "The Fugitive"
Cosmo Castorini - characer in film "Moonstruck"
Cosmo of the Nickelodeon cartoon: Fairly Odd-Parents.