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What does Osten mean?

Osten Pronunciation of Osten [os-ten] as a boys' name is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Osten is "magnificient". Variant of Austin.


Osten has 4 variants: Austen, Austin, Ostin and Ostyn.

2 more related forms via Austin: Austyn and Ostynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Octen, Orten, ..

(female) Osteni, Osti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Osten Reed (O.R.), ..

How popular is Osten?

Osten is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#31167 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Austin (#69 in 2015), Austen (#1423) and Austyn (#1555) are the popular variation forms of Osten (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Osten were popular as baby names in the year 1995 (adoption of 1.4%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.3%, 77.5% less), with versions such as Austen becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Austen, Austin, Austyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Osten is pronounced similarly to Aston, Easton, Eston, Westen, Westin, Weston and Wystan. Other suggested similar names are Alsten, Alten, Asen, Aspen, Dusten, Justen, Oates, Ogden, Olen, Oren, Orren, Orsen, Orton, Osei, Osher, Osier, Osker, Osman, Osment, Osmin, Osred, Ossin, Osvin, Oswin, Oswyn, Owen, Paten, Rusten and Sten. These names tend to be more commonly used than Osten.

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