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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 Osha

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  • A submission from India says the name Osha means "Combustion, shining, burning" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Osha is of English origin and means "Beautiful & inspirational".

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  1. A government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  1. Ligusticum porteri, a perennial herb found in parts of the Rocky Mountains and northern Mexico.

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Popularity of Osha as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Osha U.S.
  White 89.07% 64.26%
  African American 4.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Osha

People with the last name Osha are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Osha

  • How Popular is the name Osha? Osha is the 20,106th most popular name of all time. As a last name Osha was the 98,982nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Osha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 349 babies born with the first name Osha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Osha 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 Osha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Osha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Osha is Saturday, March 1st, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Osha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Osha was in 1993 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Osha: Your name in reverse order is Ahso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saoh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Osha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 183 people with the last name Osha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Osha? Osha is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.