Gender: Male Meaning of Oswin: "God's friend" Origin of Oswin: Old English

Oswin Origin and Meaning

The name Oswin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "God's friend".

Ancient name, near obsolete now, but could make a good alternative to Owen for the adventurous baby namer.

Doctor Who fans will recognize this as part of his companion's name, Clara Oswin Oswald.

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turnip Says:


My new favorite name for a boy!

Honoria Says:


Love this name for A boy! Very elegant and charming, and the nickname "Ozzy" is irresistible.

faithnamer Says:


Me too! Other people on nameberry don't tend to agree, but you really have to watch Doctor Who to think it sounds feminine.

CupcakeNom Says:


I really like this name but for a girl, as I see it as very feminine especially after viewing Doctor who.