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If you used this, you would probably be considered a crazy anti American at least in America. Besides, all I am able to think of is Bin Laden.
XironDarkstar  4/21/2018
I agree that this particular spelling wouldn't be the best idea in the West, but just remember that "Osama" is just one of many variant transcriptions of the name from Arabic. I actually quite like the North African variation "Oussama", and "Usama" has a nice ring. The meaning is very manly.
― Anonymous User  3/26/2018
Osama Krayem, also known as Naïm or Naim al Hamed, is a Swedish national of Syrian origin and a suspected terrorist involved in the 2016 Brussels bombings. He was one of five men arrested on 8 April 2016 by the Belgian police.
cutenose  7/19/2017
This is a nice name, but unfortunately it will always be associated with you know who.
ZipporahXMoses  11/1/2016
While I understand that it's an Arabic name and has only really come into association with the terrorist, it's not the best idea. In my opinion, not on the same level as Adolf as he affected the world, but still very bad, especially for an American.
legendarynarwhal  2/7/2016
I like that the famous guy was accomplished in life even though as a terrorist. He affected more lives (positively or negatively) than everybody that commented on this page and I would like to do that (positively or negatively).
pecuman  8/31/2015
A definite no-no. Same with Adolf or Satan.
SH2237  7/21/2015
Nope. This is like naming your kid Adolf, it's like you think they're the Antichrist or the Devil or whatever.
― Anonymous User  6/4/2015
Sad to say, this name became popular in Pakistan BECAUSE of Osama bin Laden: news. Bbc. Co. uk/2/hi/south_asia/390248. Stm.
MKemmel  12/6/2014
This name is just a bad idea.
― Anonymous User  8/12/2010
Arabic noun refers to one of (lion) names.
odalil  9/2/2009
Nobody is going to like your child if their name is Osama. They will be bullied and called a terrorist because of their name. I would actually be worried for my family if my child had this name! People would associate them with terrorists and be very xenophobic. The child will sadly never reach any position of prominence no matter how great they are, because the name will be used as ridiculous proof that they are a bad leader. Please, do not name your child this! It will hinder their school life and career. It actually might have been a cool name, and sounds very nice and exotic, but if you live in the United States, the suspicion and bullying will be fierce. Naming your child Gay would be a better choice! And who wants a namesake like Osama Bin Laden, anyways? Very negative association!
Wilted  4/26/2009
I've heard that in some countries this name has been outlawed because of Osama bin Laden. Someone told me that no one names their son Osama anymore, because if they did, they would be making a political statement. Either way, it's a horrible name.
bananarama  8/16/2008
Even without the bin Laden association, I don't like this name. It seems almost feminine, and kind of reminds me of Ozma. I don't know who actually read the books after "The Wizard of Oz", but Ozma was the name of every last queen of Oz.
And plus, most people would think you're naming your son after Osama bin Laden, which most people agree is not the nicest guy around. I admit I really don't know much about him, although I can't say I'd trust anyone who'd kill thousands of people for attention no matter what his name is.
Lady Seashell  7/23/2008
The only thing this name will ever remind me of is President Bush mistakenly referring to Barack Obama as "Barack Osama".
EmilyOlive  7/15/2008
People will always find the lousiest excuses to use this name, like the cliché about people naming their sons Josef in spite of Stalin. However, how many Osamas do people really know? I'm talking about famous Osamas here. You know who this name will be associated with, and I sure assume that any Muslim using this name for their son is making some sort of anti-Western statement.
slight night shiver  5/2/2008
This is a nice name and I don't really think of Osama Bin-Laden when I hear it.
dreamgirl54  1/29/2008
I think this is a horrible name. Even if it wasn't associated with bin Laden, it sounds ugly to me.
― Anonymous User  9/7/2007
Great Muslim name, I like how it sounds. It's similar to Obama. (: And I'm pretty sure that bin Laden didn't found al-Qaeda, but he was the leader of it during the 9-11 attacks.
― Anonymous User  6/18/2007
I really like this name, and I think it's bad that it will always be associated with Osama Bin Laden! The name Osama makes me think of a strong and determined person.
Nerd  4/3/2007
An Arab terrorist who established Al Qaeda (KI-da) and world's most wanted in the terrorism world, Osama Bin Laden, has/had this name.
― Anonymous User  7/21/2005
Osama bin Laden is an Arab terrorist that is basically responsible for the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Pennsylvania in 2001. But it's OK, because in 2011 the US Army found him and shot him.
PenguinSaysWoww  5/4/2011

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