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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".

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.

Associated with: scandinavian, protection (defender), 19th century

Variations

Osman has 7 variants: Osment, Osmin, Osmond, Osmonde, Osmont, Osmund and Osmunde.

Kreatif forms:
(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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Osman name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Osman outside U.S.

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NAMES LIKE OSMAN

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.


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