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Osness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, most in western Norway, named from Old Norse óss ‘river mouth’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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

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