Origin of the name OSGOD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name OSGOD.
name meaning "rune-god," from Old English os
"god, rune," and god "god." It is the
same as Old Norse Asgautr.
(A Handy Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Poetry Based on Groschopp's Grein,
... The year of Ealdred's
mission was marked also by the sudden death of a somewhat remarkable
person, namely Osgod Clapa, whose movements by sea had been
watched with such care five years before. The Chronicler remarks,
seemingly with some little astonishment, that he died in his bed... (The
History of the Norman Conquest of England, Its Causes and Its Results,
Freeman, v.2, 1870)