The name Oswald is a boy's name of English origin meaning "divine power". Oswald and is often added to lists like Strong Boy Names That Mean Power and discussed in our forums with posts like "How Old?".
From the experts:
Despite the success of so many O-starting boys names--Oliver, Owen, Otis, Oscar--Oswald has not yet shown any signs of resurrection, though he does have the animating nicknames Ozzie/Ozzy and Oz. The name has some literary cred--in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Shakespeare's King Lear and a novel by H. G.Wells--and there was early cartoon character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
Lists containing Oswald:
- Names That Mean Strong, Brave or Powerful
- Names No Boy May Be Cool Enough For
- Charming Easter Baby Names
- Steampunk Baby Names
- Names to Substitute for Oscar
- Shakespeare Baby Names
- Strong Boy Names That Mean Power
- Popular English Boys' Names
- Scorpio Baby Names
- February Baby Names
- Bold Bohemian Names for Boys