Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkɔ /ˈkɑz.moʊ/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Italian variant of Cosimo. It was introduced to Britain in the 18th century by the second Scottish Duke of Gordon, who named his son and successor after his friend Cosimo III de' Medici. On the American sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998) this was the seldom-used first name of Jerry's neighbour Kramer.

Related Names

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


People think this name is

youthful   informal   strong   refined   strange   simple   comedic  


Entry updated June 9, 2023