Meaning and name origin
Osman \o-sman, os-man\ as a boy's 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.
Osman is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9203 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Osman for boys. Osman has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).