Gender: Male Meaning of Osman: "son of snake" Origin of Osman: Arabic

Osman Origin and Meaning

The name Osman is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "son of snake".

Its most famous bearer was Prince Osman the First, founder of the Ottoman Empire.

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elifsu Says:


Founder of Ottoman Empire was actually named Otman not Osman, a Turkic name related to Ataman, his name was later changed to a similar Arabic name as an adult to emphasize his Muslim identity.

uchey kobes Says:


othman/uthman sounds better