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Oswald Name Meaning

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Meaning of Oswald

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Oswald Name Origin

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Oswald name origin
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.
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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 Turnbull
was a male tennis player from Great Britain. He is best known for his gold medal in the men's doubles event (w/Maxwell Woosnam) at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics.
Walter Oswald
is a retired German football player.
 
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