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What does Osvaldo mean?

Osvaldo /os-val-do/ as a boys' name. Osvaldo's root is Old German, and Osvaldo means "God's power". Osvaldo is a variant form of Oswald (Old German) with the prefix Osv-.

Associated with: power.


Osvaldo has 3 alternative forms via Oswald: Osvald, Oswaldo and Waldo.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Orvaldo, Osvaldi, ..

(female) Osvalda, Osvalga, ..

How popular is Osvaldo?

Osvaldo is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#894 out of 1220, Top 73%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Osvaldo for boys. Osvaldo was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #410 in the U.S. in 2004, and is currently at #989. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Osvaldo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Osvaldo outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Osvaldo and affiliated names. Oswald, Oswaldo (#1790 last year) and Waldo are the popular related forms of Osvaldo (#989 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Osvaldo were at the top of their popularity in 2006 (adoption of 0.05%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.02%, 68%), with forms like Waldo becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Osvaldo, Oswald, Oswaldo, Waldo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Osvaldo and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Araldo, Arnaldo, Evaldo (see Everild), Geraldo, Giraldo, Heraldo, Jeraldo (see Jerald), Naldo, Orlando, Orval, Otildo (see Odilo), Ottildo (see Odilo), Renaldo, Rinaldo and Ronaldo. These names tend to be less frequently used than Osvaldo.