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The Kosmowski 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.

Kosmowski Early Origins



The surname Kosmowski 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.

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Kosmowski Spelling Variations


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Kosmowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kosma, Kozma, Kozmas, Kosmin, Kosmas, Kosman, Kosmowski, Kosmoski, Kosminski and many more.

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Kosmowski Early History


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Kosmowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kosmowski research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kosmowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kosmowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kosmowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kosmowski 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kosmowski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kosmowski (post 1700)



  • Noemi Kosmowski, artist

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Kosmowski Historic Events


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Kosmowski Historic Events




Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

  • Gregory Kosmowski (1948-1988), American Marketing Executive from MiIford, Michigan, America, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html

Other References

  1. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
  2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  8. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
  9. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Kosmowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kosmowski 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 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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