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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 Oisin

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  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Oisin is of Celtic / Gaelic origin and means "Poet and warrior in Irish mythology, means "little deer"".

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Notable Persons Named Oisin

Oisín was born on December 24th, 1973 in Dublin, Ireland.


Oisín McConville is a gaelic games player for the Crossmaglen Rangers GAC. He was most prominent from 1993 to 2013.


Oisín Quinn is a Dublin City Councillor and Lord Mayor of Dublin.


Oisín Gough is an athlete for the Cuala CLG. Their most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2007. Oisín was born on April 4th, 1989 in Dublin.


Oisín Connolly is a sports team member for the Sligo Rovers F.C.


Oisin McMenamin is a sports team member for the Institute F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Oisin

Aed is also known as Ua Oissin and Aedhan. He left this life in 1161.


Fun Facts about the name Oisin

  • How Popular is the name Oisin? Oisin is the 21,326th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Oisin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 311 babies born with the first name Oisin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oisin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oisin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Oisin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oisin is Wednesday, November 27th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Oisin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oisin was in 2016 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Oisin Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oisin is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Oisin: Your name in reverse order is Nisio. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oiisn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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