Early Origins of the Kossow family
The surname Kossow was first found in Mecklenburg, where the Koss family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Koss family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local
social and political affairs.
Early History of the Kossow family
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Kossow Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Koss, Kosa, Kus, Kusiak, Kosik, Kosinski, Koscielski, Koskela and many more.
Early Notables of the Kossow family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kossow family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catherine Koss, who settled in New York in 1832; John Coss, who settled in Connecticut in 1841; Antonia Koss, who settled in New York, NY in 1858; Franz Kosar, who settled in New York, NY in 1881.
Contemporary Notables of the name Kossow (post 1700)
- Herman Kossow, American politician, Mayor of Bloomington, Minnesota, 1953-55