|Synonyms||Usman, Guzman, Othman, Uthman, Osmon, Ousmane, Usmon|
The name Osman is of Arab origin. It is often used in two-part names like Osmanbey, Usmanay, Osmanbek, Usmankhan, etc. The name is widely used among Muslims.
According to the first version, the name means “chiropractor”, “healer”, by the second - “heroism”, “courage”. Revered in Islam the third righteous caliph had this name.
According to the third version, the name Osman is translated as “snake”, “young dragon”. There is another interpretation – “bustard chick”.
The owner of the name Osman looks like a sophisticated person, striving to please and be loved. Feeling, beauty, harmony are the values that he constantly seeks, since balance is important to him. This man prefers secrecy and behaves rather restrained, avoiding demonstrativeness in relations with people.
It has a sensitivity masked by obvious coldness or an ironic smile. Osman is an active man with a hands-on approach, organizational skills and an analytical mind. He carefully understands any issue, has a perfectionist approach. Meanness is considered by him as one of the worst qualities in people.
Osman is interested in various fields, striving for a certain wisdom. But he can spend a lot of time in epicureanism and various entertainments, which distracts him from serious thoughts and important matters. This man wants to succeed, to be a leader, to command, he longs to become the one who will be admired.
In childhood, he is a kind, sympathetic, responsible and sweet boy, somewhat selfish, but all within the bounds of “childish greed”. Osman desires to take the first place in the hearts of his parents, to be the first in school. He will not hesitate to declare himself to complete the task.
In a love relationship, Osman is not without tact and gallantry. We can say that he is an aesthete, because often at first he is attracted by the beauty of a woman, but he really needs smart conversations and deep discussions. Thus, his choice in love is the most difficult and often fluctuates between beauty, intelligence, quick wit and his own expectations. He imagines his wife in an attractive and comfortable house, where she is a wonderful hostess, sophisticated and not without a twist.
Several types of professions are likely to attract him, but it is possible that Osman will succeed in the family business. He would rather turn to professions related to aesthetics, gastronomy, cooking, wines. Technical areas or specialized professions may also be interesting to him.
Famous people named Osman
- Osman Hamdi Bey (1842 - 1910) – a Turkish painter, famous archaeologist. He is the founder of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum and the Academy of Arts.
- Othman Kelantan (1938 - 2008, the real name is Syed Othman bin Syed Omar) – a Malaysian writer.
- Osman Nuri Topbaş (born in 1942) – a Turkish murshid and writer.
- Osman I (died in 1324, the real name is Osman bin Ertuğrul bin Gündüz Alp) – the first ruler of the Ottoman Empire in Asia Minor (1299-1324). Thanks to the efforts of Osman, the state became independent, and its territory was many times increased due to the territories of Byzantium in Asia Minor. Osman founded an empire named after him - the Ottoman Empire. The dynasty he founded ruled until the beginning of the 20th century. Under him, Islam becomes the main religion.
- Gazi Osman Pasha (1832 - 1900, the real name is Osman Nuri Bey) – a Turkish Field marshal. For his success in the military field, he received the honorary nicknames “Gazi” (“victorious”, “veteran”) and "The Lion of Plevna”.
- Ousmane Barry (born in 1991, the real name is Elhadj Ousmane Barry) – known as Pato. He is a Guinean footballer.
- Ousmane Dabo (born in 1977) – a French footballer.
- Usmon Nosir (1912 - 1944) – an Uzbek poet, playwright.
- Osman Suleymanov (born in 1972) – a Soviet and Turkmen athlete. He was the world champion in powerlifting (discipline - powerlifting, bench press) in 2003.
- Osman Turan (1914 - 1978) – a Turkish historian.
- Osman Hadžic (born in 1966) – a Bosnian folk-singer.
- Osman Efendiev (born in 1963) – a Soviet freestyle wrestler. He is a winner of the silver of the 1982 World Cup.
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