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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

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