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Oswald Name Meaning

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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
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Oswald Pirow
was a South African lawyer and far right politician, who held office as minister of Justice and Defence.Pirow came under the influence of Tielman Roos, an important figure in Transvaal and became a member of James Barry Munnik Hertzog's National Party being elected to parliament for Zoutpansberg in 1924. He was eliminated in 1929 however after running against Jan Smuts in Standerton.[1] However, despite this he was appointed to the Cabinet as Minister of Justice in place of Roos, who stood down, initially as a nominated senator. He won a by-election in October 1929 in Gezina however to confirm things and continued to represent the seat until 1943.[1]
Maneno Oswald
is a Tanzanian super-middleweight boxer.
 
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