Osten 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 Osten mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Osten

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Alt. Meaning

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons Named Osten

Notable Persons Named Osten

Easy Mo Bee

Easy Mo Bee is a hip hop music and jazz rap record producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1987. Easy was given the name Osten Harvey, Jr. on December 8th, 1965. Easy is also known as Easy Mo Bee.

Östen Undén

Östen Undén was a prime minister. His career lasted from 1945 to 1961. Östen was born on August 25th, 1886 in Karlstad. He died on January 14th, 1974.

Östen Warnerbring

Östen Warnerbring was a schlager music singing, songwriter, composer, and musician. He plays Saxophone and Clarinet. His most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 2005. Östen was born on November 22nd, 1934 in Malmö,. He left this life on January 18th, 2006.

Östen Mäkitalo

Östen was born on August 27th, 1938 in Koutojärvi, Övertorneå Municipality, Sweden. He breathed his last breath on June 16th, 2011.

Osten Sjostrand

Osten was born on June 16th, 1925. He died on May 13th, 2006.

Østen Østensen

Østen was born on August 12th, 1878 in Drammen. He breathed his last breath on December 22nd, 1939.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Osten

Notable Persons With the Last Name Osten

Lina Heydrich

Lina was given the name Lina Mathilde von Osten on June 14th, 1911 in Fehmarn, Germany. Lina is also known as Lina Manninen. She left this life on August 14th, 1985.

Carson Van Osten

Carson Van Osten was an artist and animator. He was most active from 1970 to 2000. Carson was born on September 24th, 1945 in Philadelphia. He died on December 22nd, 2015.

Franz Osten

Franz was born on December 23rd, 1876. He breathed his last breath on December 2nd, 1956.

Eva von der Osten

Eva was born on August 19th, 1881 in Heligoland. She died on May 5th, 1936.

Maria Osten

Maria was born in 1908 in Lemgo. She passed away on September 16th, 1942.

Suzanne Osten

Suzanne Osten is a playwright, director, writer, theater director, and professor. She was most prominent from 1971 to present. Suzanne was given the name Carlota Suzanne Osten on June 20th, 1944 in Stockholm.

  • Adolph Sigfried Von Der Osten

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Osten U.S.
  White 92.37% 64.26%
  African American 2.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Osten

People with the last name Osten are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Osten

  • How Popular is the name Osten? Osten is the 30,359th most popular name of all time. As a last name Osten was the 32,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Osten have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 165 babies born with the first name Osten in the United States. That's more than enough people named Osten 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 Osten? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Osten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Osten is Wednesday, November 25th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Osten born? The highest recorded use of the first name Osten was in 2013 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Osten: The name spelled backwards is Netso. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eonst. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Osten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 695 people with the last name Osten.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Osten? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Osten as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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