Cosby Family History
Cosby Surname History
The Cosby family is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the Cosby family has migrated, it has changed making its origin difficult to piece together. This Cosby origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Cosby surname made up of user-contributed content from users like you. Cosby family history has rich origins of which the particulars can be pieced together by Cosby family researchers.
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The evolution of Cosby begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down that long ago.
Cosby families have travelled around the world all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Cosby name may have changed with them.
Cosby country of origin
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The nationality of Cosby may be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cosby may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name Cosby
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The meaning of Cosby come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". A lot of these craft-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Cosby originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
- Elizabeth Palmer Cosby 1520 - 1531
- Arnold Cosby 1591 - 1592
- Mary Ellen Cosby 1840 - 1910
- Richard Cosby 1557 - 1579
- Henry Cosby 1531 - 1537
- Arnold Cosby 1531 - 1537
- Catherine Cosby 1531 - 1547
- Rose Cosby 1557 - 1569
- John Cosby, Jr.
- Martha Garland Cosby 1690 - 1749
- Samuel Cosby 1811 - 1880
- Amediah "Amy" Cosby
- Elizabeth Cosby Fitzroy 1721 - 1788
- John Cosby 1644 - 1650
- Mabel Cosby 1557 - 1569
- William Cosby 1596 - 1597
- Margaret Cosby 1644 - 1649
- Mary Cosby
- Hazel Cosby Lewis Hamp 1895 - 1998
- John Garland Cosby
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Famous people named Cosby
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Cosby
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Cosby. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Cosby spelling variations
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Names like Cosby vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Cosby were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Cosby. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Cosby family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.