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Oksana is the title of the fourth book of the Heirs of Anton series by Susan K. Downs and Susan May Warren.
― Anonymous User  9/19/2005
I'm surprised that Oksana doesn't have something to do with Roksana, the Russian form of Roxana. Oksana is so similar to Roksana, it's just missing the r.
― Anonymous User  11/5/2005
Oksana Baiul is a Ukrainian figure skater who won the Olympic Gold medal in 1996.
memomo  2/17/2006
Oksana Baiul won the Olympic Gold Medal for women's figure skating in 1994. She couldn't have won it in 1996, because the Summer Olympics were that year.
xKatiex  8/12/2008
Oksana is the fictional character Borat's wife, who dies during the movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.
― Anonymous User  11/21/2007
I'm from Australia and down here we have really twisted ways of pronouncing SOME words/names. I'm from a Russian/Jew/Fiji-Indian dominated community and we have a lot of Okasanas (ox-ah-na) but we pronounce them ok-say-na and they get really pissed off.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2007
I like the name very much. But like many Ukrainian and Russian names, it would be butchered by westerners either from ignorance or malice. I am of Ukrainian and Russian descent and I can understand why they get angry when people keep mangling they name, because that angers me too. Growing up, I came very close to punching a few people who kept mocking me because of my name. I would definitely give a child named Oksana a middle name she could use to spare her the teasing or worse she may run into.
Arcticwarrior  4/21/2009
A well-known bearer of this name is Oksana Akinshina, who is most recognized as the lead actress in "Lilja 4-ever."
pusherwoman  5/24/2009
Oksana Grigorieva is Mel Gibson's mistress, currently pregnant with his child.
bananarama  7/2/2009
In Ukraine, it is pronounced Ahk-SAH-na. We use the nickname Shusha (SHOO-sha).
Katya_4_Ever  9/29/2009
I have liked the name Oksana ever since I heard it during the Olympics. It has a wonderful sound and should be easy for anyone to pronounce or spell.
GibsonGirl  8/20/2011
American rower Oksana Masters (born 1989).
― Anonymous User  8/12/2012
This name makes me think of a gold digger from Russia who is beautiful but mean. The association with Oksana Grigorieva makes this name even worse.
Buneary  12/13/2012
Oksana means "praise be to God"
We named our daughter Ksana, which is a shortened version. It is pronounced Kuh-saw-na.
Katie16  9/3/2016
Oksana Kurt, also known as Oksana Parkhomenko, is an Azerbaijani indoor volleyball player of Azeryol Baku, also member and captain of the Azerbaijan women's national volleyball team.
cutenose  2/24/2017
Oksana Vozovic is a Ukrainian chess Woman Grandmaster and kickboxer. In 2003, she finished 3rd behind Alexander Zubov and Yuriy Kuzubov in Mykolaiv. She tied for 1st–2nd with Tatiana Kostiuk in the Rector Cup 2005 and tied for 1st–2nd with Evgeniya Doluhanova in the Femida 2005 tournament in Kharkiv. In 2006, she tied for 1st–2nd with Anna Ushenina in the Women's Ukrainian Chess Championship and won the event on tie-break. In the same year she won the Rector Cup in Kharkiv. In 2007, she won with the Ukrainian team a bronze medal in the World Team Chess Championship in Yekaterinburg.
cutenose  6/26/2017
Oksana Petrovna Grigorieva is a Russian singer-songwriter and pianist. She was born in Saransk, Mordovia, USSR, and raised in Ukraine and Russia. She studied music in Moscow and completed conservatoire studies in Kazan, before moving to London. After studying music at the Royal Academy of Music, she moved to the United States, with periods spent living in New York City and Los Angeles, California. She taught music in the U.S., and patented a technique of teaching musical notation to children.
cutenose  7/4/2017
Oksana Grishuk (b. 1972) is a Russian ice dancer who won the Olympic Gold in 1994 and 1998.
flaneuse  12/11/2017
A notable bearer of this name is Oksana Chusovitina (b. 1975). Chusovitina is a professional gymnast who has remarkably appeared at 7 Olympic Games - every summer Olympics competition from 1992 through 2016; with the 2016 Olympics, she became the oldest gymnast in Olympic history, and the only gymnast to appear in 7 Games. During her career, she's competed internationally for the Soviet Union, Uzbekistan, and Germany. During her career, she's won a slew of awards (including an Olympic gold in 1992), and became one of the few women to successfully land the dangerous Produnova vault.
AndrewJKD  2/18/2018

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