First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Ostin, Ostyn
Last name origins & meanings:
- German: mainly a topographic name derived from German
Ost(en) ‘east’, but in some cases a shortened form of von
der Osten, also a topographic name meaning ‘from the Oste river’,
a name borne by an old Pomeranian noble family.
- German: habitational name from any of several places so named in northern
- Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic personal name
Austa, meaning ‘eastern’.
(Östén, Östen): ornamental name from
öst ‘east’ + the common surname suffix -én, from
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