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What does Ossian mean?

Ossian Pronunciation of Ossian [os-s-ian] as a name for boys is of Gaelic origin. Ossian is an alternate spelling of Oisin (Gaelic): in Irish history.

Associated with: gaelic.


Ossian has 1 variant: Ossin.

Creative forms:
(male) Osian, Osson, ..

(female) Ossia, Osson, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ossian Kellin (O.K.), ..

How popular is Ossian?

Ossian is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Oisin is the only prominent related form of Ossian (not ranked). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ossian and related baby names in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ossian is pronounced similarly to Ahsan, Aswin, Aswinn, Ehsan, Ihsan, Oswin, Oswinn, Oswyn and Oswynn. Other recommended names are Abrian, Akshan, Ardian, Arian, Aslan, Bastian, Cassian, Damian, Dasean, Desean, Deshan, Destan, Dorian, Edrian, Eilian, Eirian, Elian, Evian, Fabian, Filian, Finian, Gian, Gilian, Hassan, Issiah, Jorian, Julian, Justan, Lasean, Lesean, Ninian, Odhran, Odin, Ogdan, Olin, Orion, Orlin, Orman, Orrin, Orsin, Orsini, Orsino, Orson, Orwin, Osborn, Osburn, Oscar, Osei, Oskar, Osman, Osmar, Osmin, Osric, Osrick, Ossie, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Osvin, Othman, Rian, Roshan, Rustan, Stian, Tasman and Vyvian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ossian.