• 729 Osa
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729
in the U.S.
since 1880
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247
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Osa

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Alt. Meaning

O is for organized, you always know where things are

S is for sensible, the practical side.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Notable Persons Named Osa

Osa Massen was an actress. She was most prominent from 1935 to 1935. Osa was given the name Aase Madsen Iversen on January 13th, 1915 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She passed away on January 2nd, 2006.

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Osa Guobadia is an athlete for the ASKÖ Pasching, FC Wels, SC Schwanenstadt, FK Makedonija Gjorče Petrov, Kaduna United F.C., FK Vardar, Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Balzan F.C., and Nigeria national under-20 football team. Osa was born on June 1st, 1987 in Benin City.

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Osa Obamwonyi is a sports team member for the Walton Casuals F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Osa

Michael was born on October 2nd, 1941 in Larne.

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Aitor was born on September 9th, 1973 in Zestoa.

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Unai was born on June 12th, 1975 in Zestoa.

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Sigbjorn was born on May 3rd, 1910. He breathed his last breath on February 2nd, 1990.

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Lars Osa was a painter and fiddler. Lars was born on August 13th, 1860 in Ulvik, Norway. He died on February 9th, 1958.

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Matthew Osa is an athlete for the Western University FC.

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How popular is the baby name Osa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 7 0
1881 9 9 0
1882 8 8 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 10 10 0
1889 7 7 0
1890 12 12 0
1891 17 17 0
1892 21 21 0
1893 15 15 0
1894 16 16 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 10 10 0
1897 11 11 0
1898 8 8 0
1899 17 17 0
1900 13 13 0
1901 10 10 0
1902 11 11 0
1903 12 12 0
1904 17 17 0
1906 18 18 0
1907 12 12 0
1908 8 8 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 5 5 0
1911 7 7 0
1913 9 9 0
1914 11 6 5
1915 24 17 7
1916 21 11 10
1917 21 16 5
1918 28 21 7
1919 17 12 5
1920 25 16 9
1921 25 15 10
1922 15 15 0
1923 18 18 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 17 12 5
1926 7 7 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 12 5 7
1929 12 5 7
1930 18 13 5
1931 8 8 0
1935 8 8 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 13 13 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 5 5 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 8 8 0
1948 5 5 0
1950 8 8 0
1964 5 5 0
2011 6 6 0

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Popularity of Osa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Osa U.S.
  White 39.68% 64.26%
  African American 17.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 26.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Osa

People with the last name Osa are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Osa

  • How Popular is the name Osa? Osa is the 12,674th most popular name of all time. As a last name Osa was the 77,522nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Osa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 729 babies born with the first name Osa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Osa to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Osa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Osa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Osa is Friday, March 4th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Osa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Osa was in 1892 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Osa Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Osa is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Osa: Your name in reverse order is Aso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Osa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 247 people with the last name Osa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Osa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Osa as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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