First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oien

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Alt. Meaning

O is for original, one of a kind!

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons With the Last Name Oien

Lene Alexandra is a pop music singing and model (people). Her ongoing career started in 2007. Lene was given the name Lene Alexandra Øien on October 29th, 1981 in Trøgstad. Lene is also known as Lene Alexandra and Miss Boobs.


Jørn Øien is a jazz musician. Jørn was born on January 19th, 1968 in Narvik, Norway.


Bjoerg was born on May 10th, 1928.


Preben Øien is an athlete for the Ranheim Fotball.


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Popularity of Oien as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oien U.S.
  White 95.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oien

People with the last name Oien are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Oien

  • How Popular is the name Oien? As a last name Oien was the 25,793rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Oien first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Oien is Monday, January 15th, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Oien? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Oien. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Oien: Your name in reverse order is Neio. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eoin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oien? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 955 people with the last name Oien.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oien? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Oien as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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