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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 Ousman

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Alt. Meaning

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons Named Ousman

Ousman Manneh is a soccer player for the SV Werder Bremen and SV Werder Bremen II. Ousman was born on March 10th, 1997.


Ousman Jallow is a soccer player for the FC Irtysh Pavlodar, Wallidan F.C., Al Ain FC, Raja Casablanca, Brøndby IF, Çaykur Rizespor, Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi, and Gambia national football team. Ousman was born on October 21st, 1988 in Banjul.


Ousman Krubally is a basketball player for the Lavrio, Essex Leopards, BV Den Helder, KK Grosuplje, Legnano Knights, and Lavrio B.C. in the Greek Basket League. He has been prominent since 2010. Ousman was born on March 13th, 1988 in Atlanta.


Ousman Koli is a soccer player for the FK Mladost Doboj Kakanj, Bakau United FC, Steve Biko FC, Red Star F.C., NK Radomlje, NK Šenčur, NK Triglav Kranj, Mohammedan Sporting Club (Dhaka), Muktijoddha Sangsad KC, NK Ankaran, Mosta F.C., Gambia national under-17 football team, and Gambia national. Ousman was born on October 18th, 1988 in Bakau. Ousman is also known as Ous Koli.


Ousman Jammeh is a Minister of Energy, Foreign Minister of Gambia, and Foreign Minister ofGambia. Ousman was born on August 13th, 1953.


Ousman Nyan is an athlete for the Mjøndalen IF, Strømsgodset IF, IK Start, AC Ajaccio, and Sogndal Fotball. Ousman was born on August 5th, 1975 in The Gambia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ousman

Larmin Ousman is a soccer player for the Ljungskile SK, National Port Authority Anchors, Floda BoIF, and Liberia national football team. Larmin was born on June 15th, 1981 in Monrovia.


Gorba Ousman is an athlete for the Renaissance FC.


Ousman is an athlete for the AS DGSSIE.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ousman U.S.
  White 25.64% 64.26%
  African American 47.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 15.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ousman

People with the last name Ousman are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ousman

  • How Popular is the name Ousman? Ousman is the 22,858th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ousman was the 142,108th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ousman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 274 babies born with the first name Ousman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ousman 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 Ousman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ousman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ousman is Thursday, May 16th, 1946.
  • What year had the most people named Ousman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ousman was in 2016 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Ousman Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ousman is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Ousman: Your name in reverse order is Namsuo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nouams. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ousman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 117 people with the last name Ousman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ousman? Ousman is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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