"order, beauty, universe"

Cosmas Origin and Meaning

The name Cosmas is a boy's name meaning "order, beauty, universe".

Cosmas was the name of an Arabian saint who was martyred with his twin brother Damian. They are the patron saints of physicians. Cosmas is related to the more familiar, if only via Seinfeld, Cosmo. About 50 baby boys were named Cosmo in the US last year, but none were named Cosmas.

Famous People Named Cosmas

  • Saint CosmasArabian physician and martyr with his twin brother Saint Damian
  • Cosmas the MonkSicilian monk and tutor to John of Damascus
  • Cosmas of MaiumaSyrian bishop and hymnographer
  • Cosmas of AphrodisiaSicilian Bishop and Martyr
  • Cosmas of AetoliaGreek Orthodox priest, monk and missionary
  • Cosmas I and IIPatriarchs of Alexandria
  • Cosmas IIII, Patriarchs of Constantinople
  • Cosmas IIII, Coptic Patriarchs of Alexandria
  • Cosmas the PriestBulgarian writer
  • Cosmas of PragueBohemian priest, writer and historian
  • CosmasJapanese explorer
  • Cosmas Damian Asam (16861739), German painter and architect
  • Cosmas Indicopleustes (fl. 6th century AD)Greek explorer
  • Cosmas Magaya (b. 1953)Zimbabwean mbira player
  • Cosmas Ndeti (b. 1971)Kenyan marathon runner
  • Cosmas Zachos (b. 1951)American physicist
  • George Cosmas Adyeboformer Prime Minister of Uganda