is it a norwegian surname?
Could anyone explain me if the anerican surname OSE comes from Norway?
what is its meaning?Thanks!
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1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads, so named from the dative singular of Old Norse óss ‘river mouth’.
2. Hungarian (Őse): from a pet form of the old secular personal name Ős.
3. Japanese: ‘small strait’ or (Ōse) ‘large strait’. The latter is mostly found along the coast west of Tōkyō, but neither form is very common in Japan. (Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press)
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