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What does Osment mean?

Osment Pronunciation of Osment [os-ment] as a name for boys is of Scandinavian derivation, and the meaning of Osment is "God's protection". Osment is an alternate form of Osman (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian, protection (defender).


Osment has 1 variant: Osmont.

5 more related forms via Osman: Osmin, Osmond, Osmonde, Osmund and Osmunde.

Creative forms:
(male) Orment, ..

(female) Osbet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Osment Jadon (O.J.), ..

How popular is Osment?

Osment is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#34711 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Osment (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Osman (#1613 last year). Adoption of this relation of Osment was at its peak in 2009 (#1430) and is almost as widespread today (#1613, 13% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Osment and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bent, Brent, Bryent, Clement, Damont, Dumont, Egmont, Kent, Klement, Kliment, Lamont, Lorent, Obert, Ogden, Olen, Omer, Omero, Oren, Orman, Ormand, Ormond, Ornet, Orren, Orsen, Osbert, Osei, Osher, Osier, Osker, Osmar, Osred, Ossin, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Ostynn, Osvin, Oswell, Oswin, Oswinn, Oswyn, Oswynn, Owen, Owens, Quent, Rayment and Trent. These names tend to be more commonly used than Osment.

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