Cosse Name Meaning

French (Cossé): habitational name from Cossé-d’Anjou in Maine-et-Loire, Cossé-en-Champagne, or Cossé-le-Vivien in Mayenne, all of which are named with the Romano-Gallic personal name Cocceius + the locative suffix -acum. French: from cosse ‘pod’, probably a nickname or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of peas and similar vegetables. Greek: unexplained. Possibly the French surname, or an Americanized reduced form of Costas or some other surname beginning with Cost-.

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


Similar surnames: Cossey, Bosse, Fosse, Gosse, Couse, Corse, Cisse, Boss, Caisse, Cross

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Cosse Family Origin

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Cosse Family Occupations

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  • Framework Knitter

    100%

In 1881, the most common Cosse occupation in the UK was Framework Knitter. 100% of Cosse's were Framework Knitters.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Cosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cosse in 1953 was 40, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cosse

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