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

Osiris Origin and Meaning

The name Osiris is a boy's name of Egyptian origin meaning "with strong eyesight".

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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truenature Says:


We chose Osiris for our son. Love the sound of it and the rebirth connotations especially for a baby born in spring time / around Easter. When people hear his name they immediately ask what we named his sisters.

Osiris Says:


My name is Osiris and I am a female. I've only met one guy with my name and about 3 girls. My parents first heard of the name from a woman. We pronounce it like o-see-dees, where the r is like a D because we say it in Spanish. I love my name but I hate when people ask what it means. Lol

Essa Says:


I love this name. I really like Cyrus but that simple O adds so much depth. Not too sure about the Egyptian god link though.

RoddyThlayli Says:


This is like Thanatos, Anubis and Hades--too godly and too death associated.

eveyalecia Says:


Also a symbol of rebirth. Sort of a circle-of-life feel. Not all bad. :)

mabespark Says:


He was the god of the dead. Not sure if that's an image I would want for a little boy. :)