Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. KAW-zee-mo  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

VariantsCosma, Cosmo
Feminine FormCosima
Other Languages & CulturesCosmas, Kosmas(Ancient Greek) Kuzman(Bulgarian) Cosmo(English) Côme(French) Kuzman(Macedonian) Kosma(Polish) Cosme(Portuguese) Cosmin(Romanian) Kuzma(Russian) Kuzman(Serbian) Cosme(Spanish) Kuzma(Ukrainian)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   refined   strange   complex  

Name Days

Italy: November 27


Depiction of Cosimo de Medici by Jacopo Pontormo (1518)Depiction of Cosimo de Medici by Jacopo Pontormo (1518)


Entry updated June 9, 2023