Infographic of Oswald name meaning, which is “Divine power,” from the Anglo- Saxon os (a god) and geweald (power).
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Oswald Name Popularity

How popular is the name Oswald? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 588 19 0.0038%
1913 776 12 0.0021%
1914 625 32 0.0046%
1915 732 31 0.0034%
1916 677 43 0.0045%
1917 790 28 0.0028%
1918 697 46 0.0043%
1919 764 37 0.0035%
1920 1,002 19 0.0017%
1921 799 36 0.0031%
1922 1,035 17 0.0015%
1923 788 36 0.0032%
1924 789 38 0.0033%
1925 851 29 0.0026%
1926 957 20 0.0018%
1927 1,061 16 0.0014%
1928 1,012 18 0.0017%
1929 1,104 13 0.0013%
1930 836 27 0.0026%
1931 1,014 15 0.0015%
1932 929 18 0.0018%
1933 1,242 6 0.0006%
1934 1,335 6 0.0006%
1935 1,242 7 0.0007%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 960 15 0.0012%
1946 0 0%
1947 1,415 6 0.0004%
1948 0 0%
1949 1,321 6 0.0004%
1950 0 0%
1951 1,324 7 0.0004%
1952 1,371 6 0.0003%
1953 1,114 13 0.0007%
1954 1,385 6 0.0003%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 1,419 6 0.0003%
1958 1,505 5 0.0003%
1959 0 0%
1960 1,603 5 0.0003%
1961 1,405 7 0.0004%
1962 0 0%
1963 1,428 6 0.0003%
1964 0 0%
1965 1,434 6 0.0004%
1966 1,349 6 0.0004%
1967 1,512 5 0.0003%
1968 1,286 10 0.0007%
1969 1,230 12 0.0008%
1970 1,325 11 0.0007%
1971 1,458 8 0.0005%
1972 1,440 8 0.0006%
1973 1,843 5 0.0004%
1974 1,175 17 0.0013%
1975 1,584 7 0.0005%
1976 1,492 10 0.0008%
1977 1,788 5 0.0004%
1978 1,519 10 0.0007%
1979 1,880 5 0.0004%
1980 1,578 11 0.0008%
1981 1,950 5 0.0003%
1982 0 0%
1983 1,685 8 0.0005%
1984 1,498 13 0.0009%
1985 1,549 13 0.0009%
1986 2,130 5 0.0003%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 1,704 14 0.0009%
1990 2,128 8 0.0005%
1991 2,150 8 0.0005%
1992 2,192 7 0.0004%
1993 2,254 7 0.0004%
1994 2,780 5 0.0003%
1995 2,323 6 0.0004%
1996 0 0%
1997 2,415 6 0.0004%
1998 0 0%
1999 2,397 7 0.0005%
2000 2,892 5 0.0003%
2001 2,163 11 0.0007%
2002 0 0%
2003 2,265 11 0.0007%
2004 2,437 8 0.0005%
2005 2,580 6 0.0004%
2006 2,740 6 0.0004%
2007 3,039 5 0.0003%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 2,968 5 0.0003%
2016 2,673 6 0.0004%
2017 2,820 5 0.0004%
2018 2,701 5 0.0004%
2019 0 0%
2020 3,041 9 0.0007%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ossie

Spear of the gods; God's power

German

Osvald

God's power

German

Osvaldo

God's power

German

Oswaldo

God's power

German

Oswell

God's power

German

Oswin

God's friend

English

Ozzie

Bear god; God's power

English

Ozzy

Spear of the gods; God's power

German

Waldo

Rule

German


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1 Comment

  1. We liked the name Oswald because it is a strong sounding name. We wanted our son to have a strong name as an adult, but also a name we could shorten for a “cuter” baby/child name. We call him “Ozzy” or “Oz” for short 🙂


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