When you hear the baby name Ozzy, you may immediately think of Ozzy Osbourne. This option, however, dates back to the Middle Ages as a nickname for Osmond, Osborn, and Oswald. Ozzy is not a top 1,000 name, but it is just over the top 2,000 list.

Meaning of the name Ozzy:

English: divine protector, divine warrior, divine ruler

Origin of the name Ozzy:

Ozzy began as a nickname for Oswald, Osmond, and Osborn. Osborn comes from the Old English words “os” and “beorn.” The name Oswald, however, comes from the Old English elements “os” and “weald.” Osmond dates back to the words “os” and “mund.”

Symbolism of the name Ozzy:

The suffix “os” means “god” or “divine” when considering all of the full names Ozzy dates back to. Ozzy means “divine protector,” however when it comes from the name Osmond. “Mund” translates to “protection.” When coming from Oswald, however, it means “divine ruler” because “weald” means “ruler.” Finally, Osborn translates to “divine warrior” because “beorn” means “bear,” which is a strong animal.

Baby name Ozzy

Style of the name Ozzy:


Gender of the name Ozzy:

Ozzy is an informal name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Ozzy:


Number of syllables in the name Ozzy:


Emotion evoked from the name Ozzy:

Ozzy is informal and strong. It is a unique name that has a youthful feel.

Alternative spellings for the name Ozzy:

  • Ozzey
  • Ozzi
  • Ozzie
  • Ozzei
  • Ozzeigh
  • Ozzee

Nicknames for the name Ozzy:

  • Oz
  • Ozz
  • The Great Oz
  • O

Popularity of the name Ozzy:

Ozzy is not yet on the top 1,000 list in America. The baby name is currently over the top 2,000 list, however. As of 2021, it is number 2,120.

Related names for the name Ozzy:

Great middle names for Ozzy and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Ozzy:

  • Ozzy Osbourne (rock musician)
  • Ozzy Lusth (reality TV star, “Survivor”)

Ozzys in popular culture:

  • Ozzy (character from “Epic”)
  • Ozzy Jones (nickname for main character from “Osmosis Jones”)
  • Ozzy Delvecchio (character from “Bloodline”)
  • Ozzy (character from “Ozzy”)