The Kosmicki surname is derived from the Polish personal name
Kosma. The popularity of this name is believed to be due to St. Cosmas (Kosmas), a 4th century martyr who was sacrificed along with his brother Damyon in the 4th century.
Early Origins of the Kosmicki family
The surname Kosmicki was first found in Silesia
, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. Perhaps the first record of the name is of a Kosmowski listed as the owner of a farm near Hainbach, Esslingen, in the year 1303. Hans Kosmowski was the mayor of Ebingen in 1448.
Early History of the Kosmicki family
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Kosmicki Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kosma, Kozma, Kozmas, Kosmin, Kosmas, Kosman, Kosmowski, Kosmoski, Kosminski and many more.
Early Notables of the Kosmicki family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kosmicki 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 Kosmicki (post 1700)
- Greg Kosmicki, American editor of The Backwaters Press, a small award winning press based in Omaha, Nebraska that publishes poetry