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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Usman

Oops + Sit OR THing + MAN

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingعُثْمان
How to write Usman in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian
Alternate spellings of UsmanUsmaan Uthman Uthmaan Osman Osmaan Othman Othmaan
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good or neutral meaning.

Meaning of Usman

Usman or Uthman is an Arabic name for boys that means “baby snake”. It also means “baby houbara”, which a large type of bird. It is the name of the third leader (caliph) of the Muslims after the death of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him and his companions, whose full name is Uthman ibn Affan.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Friday 3rd of March 2017 06:42:47 AM

    what do you mean by ;baby snake’???????????????????

  2. on Tuesday 5th of June 2018 07:59:50 AM

    Usman is Islamic name and you wrote its meaning “Baby Snake” are you kidding…. i think this name has no meaning…. i searched the meaning of this name before 5 years ago and i found no meaning that time… and now what you guys are thinking…

  3. on Thursday 12th of July 2018 07:10:14 PM

    It’s our 3rd calipha name please don’t misguided people by saying that it’s not a Quranic name and the meaning is baby snake……

    Don’t misguided

  4. on Friday 19th of April 2019 07:36:37 PM

    can be said to someone who can clearly decipher someones intentions I believe.

  5. on Friday 19th of April 2019 07:41:06 PM

    The website is deleting the comments and even have proof against it. The name baby snake refers to someone who can decipher others intentions very clearly.

  6. on Friday 19th of April 2019 07:41:49 PM

    Sorry it is not deleting comments, my bad, to quick to judge.

  7. on Wednesday 11th of September 2019 12:41:28 PM

    My name is Usman and I like. My name a lot and the meaning is great no matter what

  8. on Monday 21st of October 2019 02:10:41 AM

    Peace to you all.
    Is Usmanعُثْمان a compound name like Abdullah (Servant + Allah: meaning servant of Allah ) to also mean: (Usعُثْ:means BABY+ Manمان: means SNAKE in Arabic)??

  9. on Wednesday 26th of February 2020 10:21:20 AM

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  10. on Saturday 29th of August 2020 07:55:48 PM

    Be careful this website is fake not from quran and non islamic its a big sahabi/caliph name and prophet muhammad pbuh changed many bad meaning names.

  11. on Saturday 29th of August 2020 07:59:40 PM

    you liar,haters,telling fake not the meaning from quran and non Islamic website be careful you rafzi?

  12. on Sunday 16th of May 2021 11:31:28 PM

    USMAN is a sanskrit word and a lot of arabic words are from Sanskrit . Usman means heat in sanskrit.

  13. on Sunday 16th of May 2021 11:32:49 PM

    Yes it is right .. i just researched. lots of islam stuff are borrowed from sanskrit and hebrew. they didnt have diacritical marks up to later .. wonder why it is called the last scripture when it is not even Godsent or perfect with many iterations along the way. Hope this forum doesnt ban the infidels.

  14. on Tuesday 31st of August 2021 12:55:53 AM

    Fake usman is arebic and Islamic name don’t bothered about what is meaning. Wrong meaning is given here ,

  15. on Monday 11th of October 2021 03:57:36 PM

    To the ignorant ppl

    All languages shares the words from other language. It is so funny to think just because a language shares few words of other language, it means there’s something wrong about it.

    Educate yourself first. There is nothing language in the world which doesn’t share few words or root words with some other languages. And before you spit hatred out of your sheer ignorance towards Quran, read it !!

    Many Infidels have converted even by listening to it, not to mention understanding it !!

  16. on Sunday 5th of December 2021 09:57:55 PM

    My Name Is Osman And I Don’t Know The Meaning Of IT.

  17. on Sunday 12th of December 2021 09:48:54 PM

    This completely non doesn’t mean baby Wikipedia says wise and most powerful

  18. on Wednesday 22nd of February 2023 04:24:47 AM

    This Website seems to be of Shit(e) origin. UTHMAN means wise or most powerful and nothing like BABY SNAKE. He’s taking in illogical way (he is saying website mean Web +site meaning Site of spiders Web. (Too low from thus shit(e) rafid(i)

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