Osei name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Osei mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Osei

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Ghana says the name Osei means "An Akan Warrior who is fearless and conquers and destroys enemies on the battlefield, a Name of Royalty and Strength, a name used by powerful Ashanti Kings" and is of Akan origin.
  2. A user from Ghana says the name Osei is of African origin and means "Destroyer. From the Akan origin(Ghanaian tribe), 'sei' means to destroy. It's used for warriors and kings who conquer without leaving nothing unharmed".
  3. According to a user from Ghana, the name Osei means "Fearless Person".
  4. According to a user from Ohio, U.S., the name Osei is of Akan origin and means "Asante name for a noble person".
  5. According to 2 people from the United States and Ghana, the name Osei is of African / Akan origin and means "honorable".
  6. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Osei means "honor" and is of African origin.
  7. A submission from South Africa says the name Osei means "He who is able to vanquish".
  8. A submission from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Osei means "Royalty" and is of African origin.
  9. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Osei is of African origin and means "The greatest".
  10. A submission from Nigeria says the name Osei means "James goodness" and is of English origin.
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  1. plural of oseo

Notable Persons Named Osei

Notable Persons Named Osei

Osei Tutu II

Osei Tutu II is an emperor of ashanti, ashantiland, emperor of the empire of ashanti, chancellor of kwame nkrumah university of science, technology, emperor, ashantiland peninsula, chancellor (education), emperorofashantiandashantiland, emperorof theempire of ashanti, and c. He holds the title Asantehene of Asante;Kumasehene of Kumasi and List of rulers of Asante. He has been prominent since 1999. Osei was given the name Otumfuo Osei Tutu by his parent List of rulers of Asante on May 6th, 1950 in Kumasi.

Osei Tutu I

Osei Tutu I is royalty. He holds the title King Asantehene of the Kingdom of Ashanti;Kumasehene of Kumasi and List of rulers of Asante. His career lasted from 1675 to 1717. Osei was born in Kumasi.

Osei Bonsu II

Osei Bonsu II is royalty. He holds the title Mamponghene of Mampong and List of rulers of Asante. He was most active from 1999 to 1999. Osei was born on December 31st, 1939 in Mampong Municipal District.

Osei Kofi

Osei was born on June 3rd, 1942.

Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu

Osei was born on February 3rd, 1957.

Osei Sankofa

Osei Sankofa is a soccer player for the Dulwich Hamlet F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Bristol City F.C., Brentford F.C., Southend United F.C., Farnborough F.C., Boreham Wood F.C., Eastleigh F.C., Hayes & Yeading United F.C., Ebbsfleet United F.C., Whitehawk F.C., and England national under-16 footba. Osei was born on March 19th, 1985 in Streatham, London, England.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Osei

Notable Persons With the Last Name Osei

Charlotte Ama Osei

Charlotte Ama Osei is a Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Ghana and Electoral Commission of Ghana. Charlotte was born on February 1st, 1969.

Akai Osei

Akai Osei is an actor, dancer, rapper, and singer. His career lasted from 2010 to 2010. Akai was given the name Akai Milan Osei-Mansfield on April 12th, 1999.

Ransford Osei

Ransford Osei is a soccer player for the RoPS, Medeama SC, Maccabi Haifa F.C., Berekum Chelsea F.C., FC Twente, Granada CF B, Bloemfontein Celtic F.C., Asante Kotoko SC, Polokwane City F.C., Ghana national under-17 football team, Ghana national under-20 football team, and Ghana national football. Ransford was born on December 5th, 1990 in Kumasi.

Kevin Osei

Kevin Osei is a soccer player for the Olympique de Marseille, Aviron Bayonnais FC, Waasland-Beveren, and Carlisle United F.C. Kevin was born on March 26th, 1991 in Marseille, France.

Hammer Of The Last Two

Hammer Of The Last Two is a hip hop music and hiplife record producer. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Hammer was given the name Edward Nana Poku Osei on March 27th, 1976 in Accra, Ghana, West Africa. Hammer is also known as Hammer, Tony Starks, and Edward Nana Poku Osei.

Teddy Osei

Teddy Osei is an afro pop music musician. He plays Saxophone, flute, drums, and vocals. He was most prominent from 1969 to present. Teddy was given the name Francis Osei in Kumasi.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Osei U.S.
  White 1.61% 64.26%
  African American 96.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Osei

People with the last name Osei are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Osei

  • How Popular is the name Osei? Osei is the 26,134th most popular name of all time. As a last name Osei was the 15,639th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Osei have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 224 babies born with the first name Osei in the United States. That's more than enough people named Osei to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Osei? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Osei first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Osei is Friday, March 25th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Osei born? The highest recorded use of the first name Osei was in 1981 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Osei Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Osei is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Osei: The name spelled backwards is Ieso. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oies. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Osei? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,868 people with the last name Osei.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Osei? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Osei as their last name since less than 1 person in 159k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Osei name meaning

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