Osian - boys name

Osian name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Osian name meaning:

The name Osian is of Welsh origin and has various meanings associated with it. One of the most common interpretations is that Osian means "little deer" or "fawn," deriving from the Welsh word "os" meaning "deer." In Celtic mythology and folklore, deer are often seen as symbols of grace, strength, and gentleness. Therefore, the name Osian can convey qualities of agility, elegance, and a gentle nature.

Another possible meaning of Osian is "divine," stemming from the Gaelic word "os," meaning "divine" or "god-like." This interpretation suggests that individuals named Osian may possess qualities of spirituality, wisdom, or an otherworldly aura.

Overall, the name Osian carries a sense of natural beauty and a connection to the divine. It is a strong and distinctive name that imparts qualities often associated with deer or divinity.


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Overall UK ranking: 288 out of 4789

163 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (16)
  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Osian

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