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Meaning of Oswald
Divinely Powerful
Origin of name Oswald
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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.

Famous Name Oswald

  • Oswald Lange

    was a German-American aerospace engineer and member of the "von Braun rocket group".[2] He contributed to early military aerospace projects, including the V-2 and Wasserfall, and eventually became project director of Saturn V.[2][3] He worked at Peenemünde from 1940 to 1945 on guidance and control aspects of the V-2 ballistic missile and the Wasserfall surface-to-air missile. After the war, he worked at the Royal Aircraft Establishment (1947), but emigrated to the US in 1954, working briefly at Martin Aircraft.[1][2] In 1959, he was naturalized as a US citizen and became head of the Saturn project office.[2] He retired in 1977.[1]


  • Philipp Oswald

    is a Austrian tennis player playing on the ATP Challenger Tour. On December 7, 2009, he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 206, whilst his highest doubles ranking of 81 was reached on July 5, 2010.


Variant Baby Names of Oswald:

Ossie, Osvald, Osvaldo, Oswaldo, Oswell, Oswin, Ozzie, Ozzy And Waldo.Ossie,  Osvald,  Osvaldo,  Oswaldo,  Oswell,  Oswin,  Ozzie,  Ozzy andWaldo.Osvaldo

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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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  • What does the name Oswald mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Divinely Powerful in Shakespearean. Oswald also named in American, Anglo, Australian, British, Danish for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Oswald. What does the name Oswald mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Oswald. History of name and famous personality with Oswald will help to update our database and other website users.

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    Oswald Burton

    was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Derbyshire in 1901 and 1905. He made his debut for Derbyshire in a match against MCC in 1901. He was not out for 9 in both innings and took 2 wickets. Burton was a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in three first-class matches took five wickets at an average of 31.20 with a best performance of 2 for 44. He was a right-hand batsman and played four innings in three first class matches without being out in any of them and with a top score of 9 not out.

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    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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