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Gender: M Meaning of Cosimo: "universe" Origin of Cosimo: Italian variation of Cosmo

Dramatic, worldly, and exotic, Cosimo was chosen by singer Beck and his wife, Marissa Ribisi, for their son. Now that Cosima has emerged as a starbaby favorite, twin brother Cosimo could join her.

Cosimo de Medici was the first of the Medici dynasty to wield power in Florence during much of the Italian Renaissance, and was noted for his patronage of the arts. An inspirational name for creative parents.

Famous People Named Cosimo

Cosimo di Giovanni de' Medici, known as Cosimo the Elder, first member of the Medici family
Cosimo I de' Medici, Duke of Florence and then first Grand Duke of Tuscany
Cosimo Henri, son of Marissa Ribisi and Beck Hansen

Pop Culture References for the name Cosimo

The martyred St Cosmas became the patron saint of Milan and therefore made the name well-known throughout Italy (as "Cosimo" or "Cosmo"). Introduced to Scotland in the 17th century by the 2nd Duke of Gordon, friend of Cosimo III, Grand Duke of Tuscany.