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What does Osmond mean?

Osmond Pronunciation of Osmond [os-mond] as a boys' name has its root in Scandinavian, and the meaning of the name Osmond is "God's protection". Osmond is an alternate spelling of Osman (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian, protection (defender).


Osmond has 3 variants: Osmonde, Osmund and Osmunde.

3 more relations via Osman: Osment, Osmin and Osmont.

1 feminine form: Osma.

Creative forms:
(male) Osson, ..

(female) Osmondi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Osmond Javier (O.J.), ..

How popular is Osmond?

Osmond is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#19752 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Osman (#1613 from current records) is the only prominent variation form of Osmond (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Osmunde, are uncommon. This relation of Osmond was at the height of its popularity in the year 2009 (#1430) and is almost as popular today. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Osmond is alike in pronunciation to Esmond and Esmund. Other recommended names are Aimond (see Aimon), Armand, Armond, Bond, Daimond, Daymond, Demond, Desmond, Desmund, Dezmond, Diamond, Edmond, Edmund, Edmwnd (see Edmund), Egmond, Hammond, Jamond, Lammond, Lamond, Lemond, Odon, Ogdon, Orford, Orion, Orland, Orlondo, Orman, Ormand, Ormond, Ormonde, Ormondo, Oron, Orson, Orton, Oryon, Osborn, Osborne, Osgood, Osmar, Osred, Ossin, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Ostynn, Osvald, Osvin, Oswald, Oswin, Oswinn, Oswyn, Oswynn, Ottone, Oxford, Radmond (see Redmond), Raemond, Raimond, Ramond, Raymond, Redmond, Reymond, Sigmond, Szymond, Tedmond and Zsigmond. These names tend to be more frequently used than Osmond.

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