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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Osmo

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Osmo means "Protected by God".
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International Interest

Taken from the Kalevala, a term for a young man, or possibly from dialectal osma (“wolverine”).

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Osmo

Osmo Vänskä is a conductor, clarinetist, composer, conducting, and list of clarinetists. He plays Clarinet. His most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to present. Osmo was given the name Osmo Antero Vänskä on February 28th, 1953 in Sääminki, Finland.


Osmo was born on June 27th, 1951.


Osmo was born on February 4th, 1928. He died on February 20th, 2013.


Osmo Pekonen is a in the fields of mathematics and history of science. Osmo was born on April 2nd, 1960.


Osmo was born in 1950.


Osmo was born on May 11th, 1916 in Helsinki. He died on June 3rd, 1991.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Osmo

Ben Osmo is a re-recording mixer. He was most active from 1974 to present.


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Fun Facts about the name Osmo

  • How Popular is the name Osmo? Osmo is the 68,543rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Osmo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13 babies born with the first name Osmo in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Osmo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Osmo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Osmo is Saturday, August 16th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Osmo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Osmo was in 1915 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Osmo: Your name in reverse order is Omso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Moso. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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