What does Osman mean?
Osman /os-man/ as a boys' name is pronounced OZ-man. It is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Osman is "God's protection".
(male) Oman, Osmano, ..
(female) Osmanna, Osmanne, ..
How popular is Osman?
Osman is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#5329 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Osman for boys. Osman entered the list in 1991 and reached its apex rank of #1430 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #1860 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Recommended names are Aman, Arman, Aslan, Ayman, Daman, Eaman, Elman, Eman, Erman, Heman, Hyman▼, Iman, Inman, Loman, Naman, Odran, Ogdan, Omar, Oran▼, Orjan, Orlan, Orman, Ormand, Orran, Oscar▼, Oskar, Osmar, Ossian, Ossin, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Osvin, Oswin, Oswyn, Othman, Roman▲, Suman, Tasman, Teman and Wyman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Osman.