Kossack Family History
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Kossack Name Meaning
Germanized spelling of Slavic Kozak, either an ethnic name for a Cossack, or a nickname for an aggressive or ferocious person. in northern Germany, probably also a folk-etymological adaptation of the Low German term Kotsasse ‘cottager’ (see Kotz) to the Slavic ethnic name Kossack (see Kozak).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kostick, Kornick, Slack, Kopack, Korsak, Kosick, Kolbeck, Kornacki