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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oshay

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Alt. Meaning

O is for original, one of a kind!

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for able, for you surely are.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

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Popularity of Oshay as a first name

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Popularity of Oshay as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oshay U.S.
  White 89.08% 64.26%
  African American 6.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 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 Oshay

People with the last name Oshay are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Oshay

  • How Popular is the name Oshay? Oshay is the 19,044th most popular name of all time. As a last name Oshay was the 140,157th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Oshay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 383 babies born with the first name Oshay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oshay 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 Oshay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Oshay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oshay is Tuesday, October 4th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Oshay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oshay was in 1994 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Oshay Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oshay is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Oshay: Your name in reverse order is Yahso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aohsy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oshay? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 119 people with the last name Oshay.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oshay? Oshay is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Oshay born Jun 8, 1983

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).