Cosma Family History

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Cosma Name Meaning

Romanian and Italian: from the personal name Cosma (from Latin Cosmas, Greek Kosmas, a derivative of kosmos ‘order’, ‘arrangement’, ‘ordered universe’). St. Cosmas was martyred together with his brother Damian in Cilicia in the early 4th century ad. Together, they came to be widely revered as patron saints of doctors. See also Damian. Possibly a shortened form of the Greek family names Cosmaïdis or Cosmadopoulos, all formed from the personal name Kosmas.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Kozma, Cosmo, Costa, Posa, Colla, Corda, Rosa, Cosme, Roma, Cosmos

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Cosma Family Origin

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Cosma Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Cosma occupation in the USA was Restaurant. 100% of Cosma's were Restaurants.

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Cosma Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 346 military records available for the last name Cosma. For the veterans among your Cosma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cosma Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cosma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cosma in 1955 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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