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Gender: Male Meaning of Osiris: "with strong eyesight" Origin of Osiris: Egyptian

The name Osiris is a boy's name of Egyptian origin meaning "with strong eyesight". Osiris and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Osiris is the name of Egyptian mythology god-king who died and was reborn every year. Emerging from centuries of obscurity, Osiris has several ingredients for success in the modern world: Roots in ancient myth, an uplifting meaning, an s ending and the cute nickname Os or Oz.

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Famous People Named Osiris

Osiris Eldridge, American basketball player
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Pop Culture References for the name Osiris

Osiris, ancient Egyptian god-king of the underworld and rebirth
Osiris, three different characters in DC Comics, based on the god
Osiris, character in Marvel comics, based on the god
Osiris, character on TV's Stargate SG-1
Osiris, character in the Sims Freeplay
Lincoln Osiris, fictional character in 2008 film 'Tropic Thunder'