Origins Available: German
Early Origins of the Kosmas family
The surname Kosmas was first found in Silesia
, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. The family name is believed to be derived from the great St.Cosmas a 4th century martyr who was sacrificed with his brother Damyon in the 4th century.
Early History of the Kosmas family
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Kosmas Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cosmas, Cosmos, Kosmin, Kosmas, Cosimo, Cosumano, Gosmin, Gosmas, Kusmin, Kusmas and many more.
Early Notables of the Kosmas family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kosmas family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: August Kosman, who settled in New York, NY in 1882; John Kosman, who came to Kansas in 1888; Peter Kosman, who arrived in Ohio in 1890; Miko Kuzmich, who settled in Kansas in 1894.
Contemporary Notables of the name Kosmas (post 1700)
- Suzanne Kosmas (b. 1944), American Democrat politician, Member of Florida State House of Representatives 28th District, 1997-; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html