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Gender: M Pronunciation: UH-sheen Meaning of Ossian: "little deer" Origin of Ossian: Old Irish

Ossian, or Osian, from the Old Irish name Oisin, was the son of Finn in Irish legend that was transformed into a Scottish hero in the Ossianic poems of James Macpherson in the eighteenth century--which also popularlized Oscar, Fingal, Selma and Malvina.

Downside: could be confused with Ocean.

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