The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the boy name Oisin

Meanings & Origins of Oisin

What does Oisin mean? What is the origin?

Origin Gaelic
Meaning Oisin \o(i)-sin\ as a boy's name is pronounced OH-sheen. It is of Gaelic origin. In Irish history, the name of the son of a legendary Gaelic poet, Fionn mac Cumhaill. Oisin mac Cumhaill was a warrior and bard too. The anglicized form Ossian was revived in the 18th century by Jasmes Macpherson as the name of the supposed author of some ancient Gaelic poetry which Macpherson claimed to have translated. It turned out that Macpherson had written much of the poetry himself.

Oisin has 2 variant forms: Ossian and Ossin.

Baby names that sound like Oisin are Jasin and Oswin.

More Details About Oisin

How popular is Oisin? Any other details?

How to pronounce, Oisin? \o(i)-sin\
Popularity of Oisin There were 28 US births last year.
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Oisin is a boy name.
Oisin starts with O
Oisin is 5 letters long

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