Origin of the name OSWEALD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name OSWEALD.
name meaning "divine power," from Old English os, "god, rune," and weald,
"power." It is the as Ancient Norse Aasvalldr.
(A Handy Dictionary
of Anglo-Saxon Poetry Based on Groschopp's Grein, Harrison-Baskervill,
1886). This was the name of a
medieval Bishop of Selsey, called Osa for short. (Anglo-Saxon Bishops,
Kings, and Nobles, Searle, 1899)