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

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  1. A male given name
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Ossie

Ossie Davis was an actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and activist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1939 to 2005. Ossie was given the name Raiford Chatman Davis on December 18th, 1917 in Cogdell, Clinch County, Georgia, U.S. He left this life on February 4th, 2005.

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Ossie Schectman is a basketball player for the Philadelphia Sphas, New York Knicks, and Paterson Crescents. Ossie was born on March 30th, 1919 in Queens.

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Ossie Ocasio is a boxer. Ossie was born on August 12th, 1955 in Carolina, Puerto Rico.

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Ossie Dawson was a cricketer. Ossie was born on September 1st, 1919 in Durban. He died on December 22nd, 2008.

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Ossie Vitt was a baseball player. Ossie was born on January 4th, 1890 in San Francisco. He left this life on January 31st, 1963.

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Ossie Hibbert was a reggae musician. He plays Organ (music), Piano, and Keyboard instrument. He was most active from 1970 to 2012. Ossie was given the name Oswald Hibbert on January 16th, 1951 in Kingston, Jamaica. He died on July 1st, 2012.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ossie

Count Ossie was a reggae musician. He plays Akete. His career lasted from 1950 to 1976. Count was given the name Oswald Williams . He left this life on October 18th, 1976.

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Manuel was born on July 18th, 1968 in Monrovia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 14 5 9
1883 7 7 0
1884 15 9 6
1885 13 6 7
1886 10 5 5
1887 17 17 0
1888 16 8 8
1889 20 14 6
1890 9 9 0
1891 20 15 5
1892 20 12 8
1893 18 18 0
1894 28 23 5
1895 21 15 6
1896 17 17 0
1897 19 10 9
1898 24 16 8
1899 15 8 7
1900 47 32 15
1901 21 21 0
1902 33 24 9
1903 28 28 0
1904 30 22 8
1905 39 30 9
1906 29 24 5
1907 39 32 7
1908 42 31 11
1909 49 40 9
1910 61 43 18
1911 44 33 11
1912 68 49 19
1913 66 48 18
1914 83 59 24
1915 93 71 22
1916 99 67 32
1917 104 74 30
1918 99 74 25
1919 138 96 42
1920 125 83 42
1921 105 78 27
1922 111 75 36
1923 106 76 30
1924 90 69 21
1925 107 85 22
1926 91 61 30
1927 97 74 23
1928 98 74 24
1929 82 55 27
1930 93 64 29
1931 85 56 29
1932 69 44 25
1933 80 51 29
1934 82 55 27
1935 62 44 18
1936 55 40 15
1937 61 43 18
1938 68 50 18
1939 67 39 28
1940 63 40 23
1941 53 27 26
1942 66 42 24
1943 54 29 25
1944 61 36 25
1945 51 31 20
1946 48 27 21
1947 51 28 23
1948 57 25 32
1949 55 34 21
1950 44 22 22
1951 45 24 21
1952 43 23 20
1953 42 23 19
1954 48 26 22
1955 29 11 18
1956 40 16 24
1957 40 21 19
1958 20 13 7
1959 30 17 13
1960 20 5 15
1961 21 9 12
1962 20 5 15
1963 23 10 13
1964 24 9 15
1965 16 11 5
1966 22 13 9
1967 13 0 13
1968 14 0 14
1969 18 5 13
1970 11 0 11
1971 7 0 7
1972 7 0 7
1973 6 0 6
1974 7 0 7
1975 6 0 6
1976 14 0 14
1977 5 0 5
1978 10 0 10
1979 11 0 11
1980 13 6 7
1981 7 0 7
1982 7 0 7
1983 11 0 11
1984 5 0 5
1985 9 0 9
1986 5 0 5
1987 6 0 6
1990 8 0 8
1992 8 0 8
1993 7 0 7
1997 7 0 7
2001 5 0 5
2003 6 0 6
2004 6 0 6
2006 6 0 6
2007 6 0 6
2014 5 0 5

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Popularity of Ossie as a first name

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Popularity of Ossie as a last name

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Common last names for Ossie

  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Harris
  • Thompson
  • Robinson
  • Clark

Fun Facts about the name Ossie

  • How Popular is the name Ossie? Ossie is the 3,990th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ossie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,591 babies born with the first name Ossie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ossie to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ossie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Ossie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ossie is Wednesday, January 7th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Ossie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ossie was in 1919 with a total of 96 babies.
  • Random Ossie Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ossie is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Ossie: Your name in reverse order is Eisso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eioss. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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