Name for today-Cosmo

Origin of the name Cosmo:

From the Greek Kosmas, which is derived from kosmos (order, beauty). The name was borne by the brother of Damianos, both of whom were martyred in 303 under Diocletian. A cult around about them, spreading westward and receiving much attention when the brothers’ relics were supposedly found in Milan by St. Ambrose.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.


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    Sebastiane said,

    I really like Cosmo. I adore Cosima and Cosmina. Both of which are on my list.

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      babynamelover said,

      Ooh I haven’t heard of Cosmina! I prefer that to Cosima, I like Cosmo the best, although there is the magazine

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