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What does Ostyn mean?

Ostyn Pronunciation of Ostyn [os-tyn] as a boys' name means "great, magnificient". Ostyn is an alternate spelling of Austin (French, Latin): variant and oral variation of Augustine. Ostyn is also a variant of Osten (French, Latin).

Associated with: great.


Ostyn has 4 variants: Austen, Austyn, Ostin and Ostynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Oatyn, Ortyn, ..

(female) Ostyni, Oswen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ostyn Steele (O.S.), ..

How popular is Ostyn?

Ostyn is an unusual first name for men. Ostyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Ostyn (not ranked) are Austen (#1423 a year ago), Austin (#69) and Austyn (#1555). These relations of Ostyn were favored by parents 20 years ago (adoption of 1.4%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.32%, 77%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Ostyn is alike in pronunciation to Aston, Easton, Eston, Westen, Westin, Weston and Wystan. Other suggested similar names are Aswyn, Dustyn, Gutyn, Justyn, Mostyn, Olyn, Orton, Osman, Osmin, Ossin, Osvin, Oswin, Oswyn, Oswynn, Otys and Rustyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ostyn.

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