• <100 Oso
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Oso

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From Spanish oso (“bear”)

  1. A census-designated place in Washington
  2. (historical) A supporter of the Bear Flag revolt in California.

Notable Persons Named Oso

Oso Kuka was an a border guard and commander. His career lasted from 1862 to 1862. Oso was born in 1820 in Shkodër. Oso is also known as Osman Kuka. He passed away in 1862.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oso U.S.
  White 6.21% 64.26%
  African American 43.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 24.86% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oso

People with the last name Oso are most frequently African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Oso

  • How Popular is the name Oso? As a last name Oso was the 101,737th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Oso first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Oso is Saturday, December 12th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Oso? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Oso. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Oso: Your name in reverse order is Oso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oso? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 177 people with the last name Oso.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oso? Oso is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Oso born Nov 4, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.