What does Osman mean?
Osman /os-man/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced OZ-man. It is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Osman is "God's protection".
Anglo-Saxon name revived in the 19th century. Henry James used this name for a sinister character Gilbert Osmond in "The Portrait of a Lady". Singer Michael Osmond; actor Haley Joel Osment.
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 popularity of Osman for boys. Osman has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Orman and Osmar. Like Osman, these names are not commonly used.