Ozzy - boys name

Ozzy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 90%

Ozzy name meaning:

The name Ozzy is a variant of the name Oswald, which is of Old English origin. It is derived from the elements "os," meaning "god," and "weald," meaning "rule" or "ruler." Therefore, the name Ozzy can be interpreted to mean "divine ruler" or "ruler of the gods." It carries a strong and powerful connotation, suggesting a person who possesses leadership qualities and perhaps a connection to the divine.

In addition to its etymological significance, the name Ozzy has gained popularity due to its association with the legendary musician Ozzy Osbourne. Osbourne, also known as the "Prince of Darkness," rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. His rebellious and eccentric persona has made the name Ozzy synonymous with rock and roll and a sense of individuality.

Overall, the name Ozzy embodies strength, authority, and a touch of mystique, making it an appealing choice for parents seeking a distinctive and powerful name for their son.

Origin: English

Diminutive of Oswald: Divine power.

Related names

Oswald , Oswallt, Ozzie , Ozzy , Valdo

Other boys names beginning with O


Overall UK ranking: 465 out of 4789

88 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (328)

Historical popularity of Ozzy

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