Cosset History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Cosset family

The surname Cosset 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 Cosset family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cosset 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 Cosset History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cosset Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Cosset 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 Cosset Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Cosset migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cosset Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anne Cosset, an Acadian who arrived in America in 1767 from the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon

Canada Cosset migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cosset Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Daniel Cosset, who arrived in Quebec in 1655
  • Rene Cosset, who arrived in Quebec in 1656
  • Jean Cosset, who settled in Quebec in 1667
  • Jean Cosset, son of Jacques and Renée, who married Marguerite Héloy, daughter of Jean and Marguerite, in Quebec on 12th February 1668 [1]
  • Mr. André Cosset, French settler travelling to Canada for work arriving on 27th June 1672 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Cosset Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • François Cosset, son of François and Catherine, who married Françoise Tifaut, daughter of Jacques and Marie-Anne, in Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec on 29th October 1727 [1]
  • Pierre Cosset, son of François and Catherine, who married Marie-Jeanne Bertrand, daughter of Paul and Gabrielle, in Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec on 6th February 1730 [1]
  • Jean Cosset, son of François and Catherine, who married Marie-Josephte Baribault, daughter of Pierre and Madeleine, in Batiscan, Quebec on 31st October 1734 [1]
  • Pierre Cosset, son of Pierre and Marie-Jeanne, who married Marie-Anne Baril, daughter of François and Charlotte, in Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec on 13th January 1754 [1]
  • Francoise Galet Cosset, who settled in Prince Edward Island in 1759
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Cosset (post 1700) +

  • Sébastien Cosset (b. 1975), French illustrator, known for his work with his wife, Marie Pommepuy, collaboratively known as Kerascoët, both nominated for an Eisner Award for their comic Beautiful Darkness


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/


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