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Origin and Meaning of Custos

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cus"tos
A keeper; a custodian; a superintendent.

Etymology: L



  1. (obsolete) A warden.

custos was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Custos

Dominicus was born in 1560 in Antwerp. He breathed his last breath in 1612.


Raphael was born in 1590 in Augsburg. He left this life in 1664.


Bruno Custos is a soccer player for the AFC Compiègne, CO Saint-Dizier, Angoulême CFC, FC Metz, Sportfreunde Siegen, SpVgg Unterhaching, Fortuna Düsseldorf, and TuRU Düsseldorf. Bruno was born on April 29th, 1977.


Fun Facts about the name Custos

  • When was the first name Custos first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Custos is Sunday, June 13th, 1920.
  • How unique is the name Custos? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Custos. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Custos: Your name in reverse order is Sotsuc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cosuts. How do you pronounce that?

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