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Origin of the name OSGAR.
Etymology of the name OSGAR.
Meaning of the baby name OSGAR.

  

OSGAR.  Anglo-Saxon name meaning "divine spear," from Old English os "god, rune," and gár "point of an arrow or spear; arrow, spear, dart, javelin, missile," also "biting, cutting cold." (A Handy Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Poetry Based on Groschopp's Grein, Harrison-Baskervill, 1886)

... Elfrid, the beautiful daughter of Osgar, was a captive amongst the Druids, and designed as a sacrifice to the gods. Amidst a storm of thunder and lightning, he goes to the Druid mountain, in order to procure, by his supplications, and an offer of his own life on the altar, his daughter's liberty.. (The Works of Peter Pindar, vol. 3, 1797)

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