Cozy

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122
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cozy

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Co"zy
Senses
  1. Snug; comfortable; easy; contented. Alt. spell.: cosey cosy
  2. Etymology: Cf. F. causer to chat, talk

    Chatty; talkative; sociable; familiar.(Eng)

Etymology: Cf. Scot. cosie cozie, prob. from Gael. cosach abounding in hollows, or cosagach full of holes or crevices, snug, sheltered, from cos a hollow, a crevice

noun Co"zy
A wadded covering, often decorative, for a teakettle or other vessel to keep the contents hot. Also called tea cozy

Etymology: See Cozy,(a.)

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
  2. Suggesting connivance ("a cozy arrangement with the police")
  3. Enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space ("a cozy nook near the fire")
  4. Having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere ("had a cozy chat" and "the small room was cozy and intimate")
Wiktionary

From Scots cosie; see also cosy. Ultimately of North Germanic origin, compare Norwegian koselig (“cosy”).

  1. A padded or knit covering to keep an item warm, especially a teapot or egg.
  2. A padded or knit covering for any item (often an electronic device such as a laptop computer).
  3. A work of crime fiction in which sex and violence are downplayed or treated humorously, and the crime and detection take place in a small, socially intimate community.

Notable Persons Named Cozy

Cozy Powell was a hard rock, blues rock, progressive rock, instrumental rock, heavy metal music, and jazz fusion musician. He was most prominent from 1968 to 1998. Cozy was given the name Colin Trevor Powell on December 29th, 1947 in Cirencester, England, UK. He left this life on April 5th, 1998.

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Cozy Cole was a swing music drummer. He plays Drums and Drum. He was most prominent from 1930 to 1970. Cozy was given the name William Randolph Cole on October 17th, 1909 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. He died on January 9th, 1981.

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Cozy Dolan was an athlete. Cozy was born on December 3rd, 1872 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He passed away on March 29th, 1907.

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Popularity of Cozy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cozy U.S.
  White 85.34% 64.26%
  African American 6.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cozy

People with the last name Cozy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cozy

  • How Popular is the name Cozy? Cozy is the 33,725th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cozy was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cozy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122 babies born with the first name Cozy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cozy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cozy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cozy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cozy is Monday, July 2nd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Cozy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cozy was in 1924 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cozy: Your name in reverse order is Yzoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yczo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cozy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Cozy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cozy? Cozy is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.