Cosse Family History
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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