Kormos Family History
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Kormos Name Meaning
Hungarian: from korom ‘soot’, ‘black dust’, ‘dirt’, ‘darkness’, from Old Turkish qurun, hence a nickname for a poorly dressed or dirty person, or for someone with black hair or a dark face. Hungarian (Körmös): nickname for someone with long or dirty nails or an aggressive manner, from köröm ‘nail’. Greek: nickname for a stocky man, from Greek kormos ‘tree trunk’, ‘torso’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Boros, Voros, Kontos, Korba, Dormer, Koos, Formoso, Moros, Kardos