Oswald name meaning
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Oswald Name Meaning

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Meaning of Oswald

In American meaning is : Divinely powerful
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Oswald Name Origin

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Oswald name origin
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.

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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, German, Australian, Danish
Famous Name Oswald
Oswald Rathmann
was a German road racing cyclist who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.In 1912 he was a member of the German cycling team which finished sixth in the team time trial event.
Maneno Oswald
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Meaning of Oswald in Shakespearean origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.