Given Name COSIMO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: KAW-zee-mo, KO-zee-mo  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian form of COSMAS. A famous bearer was Cosimo de' Medici, the 15th-century founder of Medici rule in Florence, who was a patron of the Renaissance and a successful merchant. Other members of the Medici family have also borne this name.
VARIANTS: Cosma, Cosmo
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Cosmas, Kosmas (Ancient Greek), Kuzman (Bulgarian), Cosmo (English), Côme (French), Kuzman (Macedonian), Cosme (Portuguese), Cosmin (Romanian), Kuzma (Russian), Kuzman (Serbian), Cosme (Spanish)
Entry updated February 12, 2018