Last name: OSMAN

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OSMAN : This last name is indexed 22,250 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

OSMAN : 1: Muslim (mainly Sudan Egypt Somalia and Eritrea): from the personal name Osman which is a variant of ʿUthmān (see Uthman) an Arabic Muslim name of unexplained etymology. Compare Othman. — Note: Since Somalis and Eritreans do not have hereditary surnames their name was registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.2: Albanian: from the Muslim personal name Osman of ultimately Arabic origin (see 1 above). In North America this surname is probably also an altered form of the much more common Albanian variant Osmani.3: English (Hampshire): variant of Osmond.4: Americanized form of German Osmann a variant of Ossmann.5: Dutch: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements ans ‘god’ + man ‘man’.6: Croatian: from the Turkish Muslim personal name Osman (see 1 and 2 above). This surname originated as a nickname during the Turkish occupation of the Balkans.7: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): perhaps a variant of Oshman or Hausman.

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