Ossie - Meaning of Ossie
Ossie is a familiar form of the English, French, Gaelic, Irish, and Scandinavian name Oscar in the English language.
Ossie is also a variant form of the English, French, and German name Oswald.
Ossie is unusual as a baby boy name. In 1900, 0.009% of baby boys were named Ossie. It was #673 in rank then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is today used on an infrequent scale. In 2018, among the family of boy names directly related to Ossie, Oscar was the most regularly used. Ossie has also been used as a baby girl name.
† approx pronunciation for Ossie: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Ossie is Actor Ossie Davis, born Raiford Chatman Davis 18 December 1917 - 4 February 2005, Cogdell, Georgia.