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Oswald Name Meaning

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Oswald Name Origin

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Oswald name origin
T is of Germanic origin. It might be derived from the Old English elements os god and weald rule. It was the name of two saints, including Saint Oswald king of Northumbria. He participated in spreading Christianity to northeast England in the 7th century.
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Oswald (c. 604–August 5, 642) was King of Northumbria from 634 until his death, and was subsequently venerated as a Christian saint. He was the son of Æthelfrith of Bernicia and came to rule after spending a period in exile; after defeating the British ruler Cadwallon ap Cadfan.

T is of Germanic origin. It might be derived from the Old English elements os god and weald rule. It was the name of two saints, including Saint Oswald king of Northumbria. He participated in spreading Christianity to northeast England in the 7th century. Saint Oswald of Worcester, who was of Danish ancester in 10th-century this name had died end of the Middle Ages, it was revived in the 19th century.
Oswald Name also appears in following Origin(s): Germanic, English
Oswald also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Anglo, Australian, British, Danish
Famous Name Oswald
Oswald Hanfling
was a German philosopher. Hanfling left school at the age of 14 to become an "office boy". For the next 25 years he worked in business, eventually running his own employment agency for au pairs. He told his students that he picked up the English language
James Oswald
was a Scottish footballer who played as a centre forward in the 1891 FA Cup Final for Notts County (scoring their goal in a 3-1 defeat) as well as making three appearances for Scotland (scoring once) between 1889 and 1897.During his career he also played for Third Lanark, St Bernard's, Rangers (1895-1899), Raith Rovers and Morton.
 
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