Mosco Family History
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Mosco Name Meaning
Italian and Spanish: from mosco ‘mosquito’, ‘gnat’, hence a nickname for a small, annoying, or persistent person. Americanized form of Greek Moschos, Moskos, from the personal name Moskhos, Moskos ‘sweet-smelling’, ‘fragrant’, from moskhos ‘musk’, from Persian moshk ‘musk’. This name is also found in compounds such as Moskogiannis ‘musky John’, Moskopoulos ‘musky Paul’, Moskolias ‘musky Elias’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mosso, Bosco, Mosca, Cosco, Musto, Vesco, Hosch, Vasco, Fosco, Misko