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Cosse Early Origins



The surname Cosse 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.

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Cosse Spelling Variations


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Cosse Spelling Variations



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

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Cosse Early History


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Cosse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cosse research. Another 301 words (22 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 Cosse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cosse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cosse Early Notables (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, bishop...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cosse Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cosse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Cosse, who landed in Virginia in 1706

Cosse Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Cosse, who settled in Quebec in 1638

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cosse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cosse (post 1700)



  • Louis Hercule Timoléon de Cossé, Duke of Brissac, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Emmanuelle Cosse (b. 1974), French activist with LGBT and feminist groups, journalist and magazine editor, and politician
  • Laurence Cossé (b. 1950), French novelist and short story writer
  • Pierre-Yves Cossé, French inspector- general of finances, Paris

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cosse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cosse Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 February 2015 at 15:56.

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