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What does Ozzy mean?

Ozzy Pronunciation of Ozzy [ozzy] as a name for boys is of Old English and Old German derivation, and the name Ozzy means "spear of the gods; God's power". Ozzy is an alternate form of Oscar (Old English). Ozzy is also a form of Oswald (Old German). See also Osborn.

Associated with: old english, spear (warrior), power.


Ozzy has 2 variants: Ossie and Ozzie.

Creative forms:
(male) Omazy, ..


Middle name pairings:
Ozzy Khaled (O.K.), ..

How popular is Ozzy?

Ozzy is an uncommon first name for men. Ozzy is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ozzy entered the list in 2002 and reached its peak rank of #1403 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ozzy name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Oscar (#181 in recent rankings), Ozzie, Ossie, Osborn and Oswald are the popular related forms of Ozzy. Usage of these relations of Ozzy was widespread in the 1880s (adoption of 0.6%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.1%, 79% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ozzy, Osborn, Oscar, Ossie, Oswald, Ozzie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ozzy is pronounced similarly to Acey, Ezio, Issy, Izzy and Osei. Other suggested similar names are Buzzy, Orry and Oz. Like Ozzy, these names are not commonly used.

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