Meaning and Name Origin
Osvaldo \o-sval-do, os-va-ldo\ as a boys' name. Osvaldo's root is Old German, and Osvaldo means "God's power". Osvaldo is a variant of Oswald (Old German): May derive from a different German phrase, meaning "man from the south woods". Prominent name for baby boys.
Osvaldo is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#894 out of 1220, Top 73%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#80217 out of 88799, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Osvaldo for boys. Osvaldo was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #410 in the U.S. in 2004, and is currently at #989. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Osvaldo and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Osvaldo (#989 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Ossie, Oswald, Oswaldo and Waldo. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 and are now much less widespread, with the forms Osvaldo, Oswald, Oswaldo and Waldo becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)