What does Osborne mean?

Definitions for Osborne
ˈɒz bərn, -bɔrn, -boʊrnos·borne

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Osborne, John Osborne, John James Osbornenoun

    English playwright (1929-1994)


  1. Osbornenoun

    An English surname.

  2. Osbornenoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages, occasionally transferred from the surname.

  3. Osbornenoun

    A small city, the county seat of Osborne County, Kansas, United States.

  4. Etymology: From a medieval given name influenced by, or possibly derived from, Old Norse Ásbjǫrn, from áss ("god") + bjǫrn ("bear"). See English bear.


  1. osborne

    1) Osborne is primarily a surname of English origin. It is derived from the Old Norse name Ásbjǫrn, and the Old English equivalent was Ōsbeorn. 2) Osborne may also refer to several locations in Australia, United States, Canada, and England. 3) It can also refer to the Osborne Computer Corporation, a former American computer company known for making the Osborne 1, considered the first portable computer. 4) The House of Osborne is a wine and spirits company, known for its bull billboards found across Spain. 5) In gardening, it can refer to a specific variety of plants like the Osborne Peony. The meaning would typically depend on the context in which it's being used.


  1. Osborne

    Osborne is a former provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1957, and was abolished in 1999. The riding was located in south-central Winnipeg. When it was abolished, most of its territory was given to the new ridings of Fort Rouge and Lord Roberts.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Osborne is ranked #502 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Osborne surname appeared 66,827 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 23 would have the surname Osborne.

    82.2% or 54,985 total occurrences were White.
    12.3% or 8,280 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 1,484 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 1,316 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 434 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 334 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Osborne in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Osborne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Osborne in a Sentence

  1. Bob Geldof:

    It very much reminds me of 30 years ago. Everyone's bleary, pop singers, as George Osborne said, are not very good in the morning.

  2. John Mann:

    Instead he should be joining us in campaigning to leave the EU to help remove the need for further Osborne-imposed austerity.

  3. Jared Siegel -LRB- @jsiegel99 -RRB-:

    Power outage coming up clutch to give the audience enough time to look up who tf the Brothers Osborne are.

  4. The ACLU:

    When employers in male-dominated fields advertise their jobs only to men, it prevents women from breaking into those fields. What’s more, clicking on the Facebook ads brought viewers to a page listing numerous other job opportunities at these companies for which job seekers might be qualified, because no women saw these ads, they were shut out of learning not only about the jobs highlighted in the ads, but also about any of these other opportunities, the advocacy group said. Joe Osborne, Joe Osborne, told Fox News :.

  5. Charles McDowell:

    There has been (a decline) but that is probably as much to do with what George Osborne has done as with what the Russians have done themselves.

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