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

The name Oswin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "God's friend". Oswin and is often added to lists like English Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Oswin

Saint Oswine, King of Deira, England
Oswine, King of Kent
Oswin Harvard Gibbs-Smith, Dean of Winchester Cathedral

Pop Culture References for the name Oswin

Oswin Oswald - "Souffle Girl" from Doctor Who