What does Osvaldo mean?
Osvaldo /os-val-do/ [3 sylls.] 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-.
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 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 usage of the boy name Osvaldo and affiliated names. Ossie, Oswald, Oswaldo and Waldo are the popular related forms of Osvaldo (#989 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.2058%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.0022%, ▼98.9%), with the forms Osvaldo, Oswald, Oswaldo and Waldo becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)