Osiris

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3k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Osiris

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun O*si"ris
One of the principal divinities of Egypt, the brother and husband of Isis. He was figured as a mummy wearing the royal cap of Upper Egypt, and was symbolized by the sacred bull, called Apis. Cf. Serapis.

Etymology: L., fr. Gr. �; of Egyptian origin

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  1. Egyptian god of the underworld and judge of the dead; husband and brother of Isis; father of Horus
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From Ancient Greek Ὄσιρις (Ósiris).

  1. The Egyptian god of the dead and of the underworld.

Osiris was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Osiris

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Osiris Eldridge is a basketball player for the Tüyap Büyükçekmece, Karşıyaka Basket, Bakersfield Jam, Boulazac Basket Dordogne, S.Oliver Baskets, Denizli Basket, and Büyükçekmece Basketbol in the Turkish Basketball Super League. He has been prominent since 2010. Osiris was born on June 18th, 1988 in Chicago.

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Osiris Matos is a baseball player for the Piratas de Campeche. Osiris was born on November 6th, 1984 in Santo Domingo. Osiris is also known as Jimenez and Osiris G. Matos.

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Osiris was born on July 21st, 1925. He passed away on October 10th, 1996.

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Osiris Enríquez is an athlete for the Chiapas F.C. Premier.

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Osiris Valle is a sports team member for the Nashville Metros.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Osiris

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Wanda Osiris was a revue actress. Wanda was given the name Anna Menzio on June 3rd, 1905 in Rome. She left this life on November 11th, 1994.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 7 0 7
1971 8 0 8
1972 12 0 12
1973 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 6 0 6
1977 13 0 13
1978 7 0 7
1979 16 6 10
1980 16 6 10
1981 17 5 12
1982 18 6 12
1983 6 6 0
1984 17 5 12
1985 20 9 11
1986 12 5 7
1987 17 8 9
1988 18 10 8
1989 14 5 9
1990 31 9 22
1991 40 17 23
1992 45 19 26
1993 23 10 13
1994 38 15 23
1995 48 22 26
1996 56 21 35
1997 73 22 51
1998 43 12 31
1999 76 31 45
2000 70 30 40
2001 88 45 43
2002 94 40 54
2003 77 36 41
2004 91 37 54
2005 106 39 67
2006 106 55 51
2007 112 52 60
2008 106 35 71
2009 90 32 58
2010 89 21 68
2011 83 19 64
2012 89 18 71
2013 115 14 101
2014 109 18 91
2015 111 11 100
2016 150 18 132
2017 191 12 179

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Popularity of Osiris as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Osiris

  • How Popular is the name Osiris? Osiris is the 5,746th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Osiris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,584 babies born with the first name Osiris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Osiris to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Osiris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Osiris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Osiris is Saturday, September 17th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Osiris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Osiris was in 2017 with a total of 179 babies.
  • Random Osiris Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Osiris is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Osiris: Your name in reverse order is Siriso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irsios. 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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