Oshea

First Name
848
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
11k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oshea

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  • A user from Jamaica says the name Oshea is of Hebrew origin and means "God is Salvation".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Oshea

Chad was born on December 18th, 1972 in Houston.

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Kevin Oshea was a hockey player. His career lasted from 1969 to 1976. Kevin was born on May 28th, 1947 in Toronto. He passed away on January 18th, 2010.

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Danny Oshea is a hockey player. His career lasted from 1968 to 1975. Danny was born on June 15th, 1945 in Ajax, Ontario.

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Maurice was born in 1897. He breathed his last breath in 1956.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 5 5 0
1986 20 0 20
1987 9 0 9
1988 5 0 5
1989 8 0 8
1990 11 6 5
1991 15 0 15
1992 49 5 44
1993 54 0 54
1994 43 0 43
1995 54 5 49
1996 42 5 37
1997 42 7 35
1998 34 6 28
1999 22 0 22
2000 25 0 25
2001 24 5 19
2002 18 0 18
2003 21 0 21
2004 17 0 17
2005 13 0 13
2006 23 0 23
2007 17 0 17
2008 21 0 21
2009 17 0 17
2010 15 0 15
2011 8 0 8
2012 11 0 11
2013 21 0 21
2014 20 0 20
2015 45 0 45
2016 64 0 64
2017 55 0 55

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Popularity of Oshea as a first name

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Popularity of Oshea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oshea U.S.
  White 95.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oshea

People with the last name Oshea are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Oshea

  • How Popular is the name Oshea? Oshea is the 11,724th most popular name of all time. As a last name Oshea was the 3,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Oshea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 848 babies born with the first name Oshea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oshea to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oshea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Oshea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oshea is Friday, November 20th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Oshea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oshea was in 2016 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Oshea Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oshea is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Oshea: Your name in reverse order is Aehso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Soahe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oshea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,531 people with the last name Oshea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oshea? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Oshea as their last name.

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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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