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

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Cosse Family Origin

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Cosse Family Occupations

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  • Planter

    21%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Carman

    7%

In 1880, the most common Cosse occupation in the USA was Planter. 21% of Cosse's were Planters. A less common occupation for the Cosse family was Carman. Planter, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cosse.

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Cosse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Cosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cosse in 1953 was 40, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cosse

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