Ossie

Ossie - A very unique male name



  Oct 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ossie, meaning divine power, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #935. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ossie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ossie? 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 Ossie. The baby boy name Ossie was given to 6 baby boys in 1956, ranking #1535 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 339,517 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ossie peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1912 on position 935.



Famous with this name

Ossie Davis
Ossie Clark
Ossie Beck


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Ossie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ossie is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #508 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #508.

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 Ossie is where you live.


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Ossie origin and meaning

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

Similar to Ossie

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

Ocie / Okey / Ozzy / Ozzie / Ozie / Oshea / 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
19561535
19541707
19481219
19391381
19341235
19311351
19301177
19281867
19261653
19251522
19241740
19231548
19221013
19211320
19201146
19191158
19181444
19171172
19161321
19151472
19141449
19131212
1912935

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia508

Even more about Ossie


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 Ossie 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 Ossie?

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
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ossie
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 339,517
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
1956 births +6

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