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What does Osborn mean?

Osborn Pronunciation of Osborn as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Osborn is "bear god". Anglo-Saxon name revived in the 19th century. Singer Ozzy Osbourne.

ASSOCIATED WITH norse, bear, 19th century


VARIANTS Osborne, Osbourn, Osbourne, Osburn, Osburne, Ozzie



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How popular is Osborn?

Osborn is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#991 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Osborn entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #1233 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Osborn are Ozzy (#1527 A YEAR AGO), Ozzie (#1959) and Osborne. These forms of Osborn were favored as birth names today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Osborn, Osborne, Ozzie, Ozzy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Osborn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Osborn is pronounced similarly to Esbern. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Albern, Asbjorn, Ashburn, Auburn, Bjorn, Born, Coburn, Esbjorn, Gjorn, Jorn, Lorn, Melborn (see Melbourne), Milborn, Oberon, Obert, Odon, Oeberon, Ogdon, Orford, Orion, Oron, Orson, Orton, Oryon, Osbert, Oscar, Osgood, Osher, Osier, Oskar, Osker, Osman, Osmar, Osmin, Osmond, Osmont (see Osman), Ossian, Ossin, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Ostynn, Osvin, Oswin, Oswinn, Oswyn, Oswynn, Oxford, Radborn (see Radburn), Raeborn (see Rayburn), Rayborn, Sanborn, Thorn, Washborn (see Washburn), Welborn and Xidorn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Osborn.

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