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ScriptsΚοσμας Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Κοσμας (Kosmas), which was derived from κοσμος (kosmos) meaning "order, decency". Saint Cosmas was martyred with his twin brother Damian in the 4th century. They are the patron saints of physicians.
VariantKosmas
Other Languages & CulturesKuzman Bulgarian Cosmo English Côme French Cosimo, Cosma, Cosmo Italian Kuzman Macedonian Cosme Portuguese Cosmin Romanian Kuzma Russian Kuzman Serbian Cosme Spanish

Categories

martyrs, Orthodox Saints, saints, virtues
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute