The name Osbert is a boy's name of English origin meaning "divinely brilliant". Osbert and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Wise and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".
From the experts:
Some cutting-edge parents might revive Osbert as a substitute for Oscar. We like the "divinely brilliant" meaning. Cool or terminally nerdy? Your call.
Osbert Sitwell, born Francis Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, was one of three notable English siblings--the others were Edith and Sacheverell Sitwell-- who devoted their lives to art and literature.