Meaning and Name Origin
Ossian \o-ssian\ as a name for boys is of Gaelic origin. Ossian is a variation of Oisin (Gaelic): in Irish history, the name of the son of a legendary Gaelic poet, Fionn mac Cumhaill. Rare as a name for boys.
Ossian has 1 variant: Ossin.
Ossian is an unusual given name for men. Ossian is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Ossian and corresponding names. The only prominent related form of Ossian (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Oisin. These names are not commonly used for boys. (2014 Birth Statistics)