Oshea

Oshea - A very unique male name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Oshea, meaning salvation, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #2719. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Oshea and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Oshea? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Oshea. The baby boy name Oshea was given to 6 baby boys in 1996, ranking #2990 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 287,931 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Oshea peaked in popularity 24 years ago in 1995 on position 1901.



Famous with this name

Milo O'Shea
Fionn O'Shea
Daniel Oshea


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Oshea is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Oshea is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,029 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,029.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Oshea is where you live.


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Oshea origin and meaning

Oshea is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means salvation. To see famous people named Oshea, pop culture references for the name Oshea and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Oshea

We've found the following names that sound similar to Oshea, sorted by popularity.

Ocie / Okey / Ozzy / Ozzie / Ossie / Ozie / Ojas / Oshay / Osie / Oz /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19962990
19951901
19942437
19932372
19922713
19862719

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2029

Even more about Oshea


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Oshea a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Oshea?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1995
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Oshea
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 287,931
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1986
1996 births +6

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