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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Borrowed by Scotland from Italy in the 18th century. An Italian variant of Cosimo, from the name Cosmas of a saint (martyred with his brother Damian in the fourth century), from Ancient Greek κόσμος (kósmos, “order, ordered universe”).

  1. A male given name, always rather rare.

    Cosmo was also found in the following language(s): Italian

    Notable Persons Named Cosmo

    Cosmo Kramer is a bagel shop worker, raincoat salesman, entrepreneur, non-fiction author, mall santa, tennis ball boy, actor/stand-in, tony awards seat-filler, personal beauty consultant, underwear model, bagel, santa claus, tennis, actor, stand-in, and tony award. Cosmo is also known as The Assman, H. E. Pennypacker, Dr. Martin van Nostrand, Professor Peter Van Nostrand, Kessler, The K Man, and Andre.

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    Narcissa Wright is a speedrunner, livestreamer, speedrun, and livestream. She was most active from 2006 to present. Narcissa was given the name Cosmo Wright on July 21st, 1989 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.

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    Cosmo Jarvis is an acoustic music, indie rock, indie pop, and pop rock musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, ukulele, piano, mandolin, and banjo. He has been prominent since 2008. Cosmo was given the name Harrison Cosmo Krikoryan Jarvis on September 1st, 1989 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA.

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    Cosmo was born on April 24th, 1982 in São Vicente, São Paulo.

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    Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas Haskard is a List of Governors of the Falkland Islands. Cosmo was born in Dublin, Ireland.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Cosmo

    He was most active from 1965 to present. James was born on May 24th, 1948 in Clydebank.

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    Fran Cosmo is a rock music musician. He plays Guitar, Ibanez, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1980 to present. Fran was given the name Francis Cosmo Migliaccio on October 17th, 1956.

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    Anton Cosmo is a pop music and rock music singing, guitarist, bassist, and model (people). He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most active from 2001 to present. Anton was born on October 14th, 1982.

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    Nicholas was born in 1971.

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    How popular is the baby name Cosmo in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1910 6 0 6
    1911 7 0 7
    1912 11 0 11
    1913 28 0 28
    1914 23 0 23
    1915 31 0 31
    1916 28 0 28
    1917 35 0 35
    1918 43 0 43
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    1920 40 0 40
    1921 54 0 54
    1922 40 0 40
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    1925 50 0 50
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    1927 45 0 45
    1928 43 0 43
    1929 35 0 35
    1930 39 0 39
    1931 31 0 31
    1932 35 0 35
    1933 32 0 32
    1934 21 0 21
    1935 26 0 26
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    1939 26 0 26
    1940 11 0 11
    1941 29 0 29
    1942 31 0 31
    1943 25 0 25
    1944 13 0 13
    1945 8 0 8
    1946 13 0 13
    1947 22 0 22
    1948 21 0 21
    1949 18 0 18
    1950 16 0 16
    1951 22 0 22
    1952 20 0 20
    1953 24 0 24
    1954 17 0 17
    1955 15 0 15
    1956 28 0 28
    1957 19 0 19
    1958 16 0 16
    1959 14 0 14
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    1963 16 0 16
    1964 13 0 13
    1965 8 0 8
    1966 13 0 13
    1967 11 0 11
    1968 6 0 6
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    1970 20 0 20
    1971 14 0 14
    1972 17 0 17
    1973 14 0 14
    1974 15 0 15
    1975 10 0 10
    1976 8 0 8
    1977 6 0 6
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    1979 16 0 16
    1980 6 0 6
    1981 12 0 12
    1982 17 0 17
    1983 12 0 12
    1984 11 0 11
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    1986 12 0 12
    1987 6 0 6
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    1989 13 0 13
    1990 12 0 12
    1991 11 0 11
    1992 14 0 14
    1993 15 0 15
    1994 27 0 27
    1995 16 0 16
    1996 20 0 20
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    1998 19 0 19
    1999 18 0 18
    2000 22 0 22
    2001 22 0 22
    2002 29 0 29
    2003 22 0 22
    2004 26 0 26
    2005 41 0 41
    2006 33 0 33
    2007 19 0 19
    2008 22 0 22
    2009 18 0 18
    2010 25 0 25
    2011 22 0 22
    2012 16 0 16
    2013 20 0 20
    2014 14 0 14
    2015 30 0 30
    2016 21 0 21
    2017 41 0 41

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    Popularity of Cosmo as a first name

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    Popularity of Cosmo as a last name

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    Common last names for Cosmo

    • Romano
    • Spinosa
    • Capobianco
    • Leccese

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Cosmo U.S.
      White 88.96% 64.26%
      African American 1.79% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 8.36% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Cosmo

    People with the last name Cosmo are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Cosmo

    • How Popular is the name Cosmo? Cosmo is the 6,110th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cosmo was the 60,196th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Cosmo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,346 babies born with the first name Cosmo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cosmo to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cosmo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Cosmo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cosmo is Friday, June 14th, 1867.
    • What year had the most people named Cosmo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cosmo was in 1921 with a total of 54 babies.
    • Random Cosmo Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cosmo is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010.
    • Weird things about the name Cosmo: Your name in reverse order is Omsoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smooc. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Cosmo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 335 people with the last name Cosmo.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cosmo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cosmo as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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