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

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Origin and Meaning of Oswin

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Alt. Meaning

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

I is for impress, for impress you will.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons Named Oswin

Oswin was born in 22 in Karachi.


Oswin was born in 1901. He passed away in 1969.


Oswin Benjamin is an athlete for the All Saints United F.C.


Oswin Williams is a sports team member for the Verdes FC.


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Popularity of Oswin as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Oswin

  • How Popular is the name Oswin? Oswin is the 23,102nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Oswin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 268 babies born with the first name Oswin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oswin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oswin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Oswin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oswin is Thursday, February 19th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Oswin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oswin was in 2017 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Oswin Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oswin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Oswin: Your name in reverse order is Niwso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nswoi. 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).
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