Osman Name Meaning

Turkish: from the Turkish personal name Osman, Turkish form of Arabic ?Uthman. This was the name of the third of the ‘rightly guided’ khalifs (ruled 644–656), one of the ten Companions of the Prophet Muhammad, to whom he gave the good news of entering into paradise. English: variant of Osmond. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ans ‘god’ + man ‘man’. Dutch: occupational name for an ox driver, from os ‘ox’, ‘bullock’ + man ‘man’. German (Osmann): variant of Ossmann (see Ossman). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Oshman or Hausman.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Orman, Ossman, Rosman, Kosman, Oman, Oxman, Norman, Notman, Gosman

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Osman Family Origin

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Osman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osman. The most common Osman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Osman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Osman family was Keeping House.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Osman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Osman in 1944 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osman

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