Cossart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Cossart family

The surname Cossart was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France. Thee family took its name from Cossé, a village in the department of Mayenne, near Laval.

Early History of the Cossart family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cossart research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1422, 1505, 1563, 1550, 1512, 1552, 1582, 1830, 1856, 1600, 1671, 1506, 1563, 1550, 1621, 1611, 1615, 1674, 1610, 1673, 1833, 1892 and 1903 are included under the topic Early Cossart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cossart Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cossé, de Cossé, Cosset, de Cosset, Cossette and many more.

Early Notables of the Cossart family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the name was Jan Cossiers (1600-1671), a Flemish Baroque painter; Charles de Cossé (1506-1563), marshal of Brissac; Charles II de Cossé (1550-1621), the first Duke of Brissac from 1611 until his death; Philippe de Cossé...
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cossart Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Cossart migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cossart Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jacques Cossart, who settled in New York in 1662
  • Jacques Cossart, who landed in America in 1663 [1]
  • Jaques Cossart, who settled in New York, NY in 1664
Cossart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • J Cossart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]
  • Henry Cossart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Henry Cossart, a Huguenot who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749

Canada Cossart migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cossart Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • William Cossart, who settled in Québec in 1838

Contemporary Notables of the name Cossart (post 1700) +

  • Pascale Cossart, award-winning bacteriologist at the Pasteur Institute of Paris
  • Ernest Cossart (1876-1951), British-born Hollywood actor


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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