The surname Kosek has a number of possible origins. Firstly it may be a version of Kozlow, which is, in turn, derived from the Russian "kozyol," meaning goat. In this case, the name would have been an
name of a goat herder. Or, the name could have been a
for someone who was very stubborn. Secondly, it was a name for a
were a group of people descended from runaway serfs, this group established a semi-military state within the
in the 15th and 16th centuries. Finally, this may have been a Jewish nickname for someone who was considered ruthless.
The surname Kosek was first found in Poland.
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of this family name include: Khozak, Kosek, Kossak, Khozak, Kozick, Kozak, Kozik, Kozakiewicz, Koziarz, Koziarski and many more.