Given Name COSMAS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Κοσμας (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.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kuzman (Bulgarian), Cosmo (English), Côme (French), Cosimo, Cosma, Cosmo (Italian), Kuzman (Macedonian), Cosme (Portuguese), Cosmin (Romanian), Kuzma (Russian), Kuzman (Serbian), Cosme (Spanish)


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