[ 2 syll. ut-hman, uth-m-an ] The baby boy name Uthman is pronounced as uw-THMAE-N †. Uthman has its origins in the Arabic language and it is also used largely in Arabic. Uthman's meaning is 'baby bustard'. Its meaning is derived literally from the word uthman. The name was borne by Uthman Ibn Affan (580-656), the third caliph of the Rashidun Empire and son-in-law of Muhammad. The name has long been a favorite in the Islamic world.
Uthman is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Uthman: UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"