What does Osvaldo mean?
Osvaldo [os-val-do] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and Osvaldo means "God's power". Osvaldo is a variant form of Oswald (Old German) with the prefix Osv-.
Associated with: power.
(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)
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 #988. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the ranking of the boy name Osvaldo and affiliated names. Oswald, Oswaldo and Waldo are the popular related forms of Osvaldo (#988 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 0.01%, ▼77%), with forms like Waldo becoming less in vogue.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.