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What does Oswell mean?

Oswell Pronunciation of Oswell [os-well] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Oswell means "God's power". Oswell is a variant form of Oswald (Old German).

Associated with: power.


3 related forms via Oswald: Osvald, Oswaldo and Oswin.

Creative forms:
(male) Erwell, Orwell, ..

(female) Oswelli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oswell Landen (O.L.), ..

How popular is Oswell?

Oswell is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#53420 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Oswaldo and Oswald are the popular variation forms of Oswell (outside Top 2000). These forms of Oswell were popular as birth names 9 years ago, but now, versions like Oswaldo have fallen out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Oswell is pronounced similarly to Asael and Asiel. Other suggested similar names are Abdell, Abell, Abiell (see Abiel), Abyell (see Abiel), Ancell, Anwell, Anwill, Anwyll, Ardell, Ariell, Arnell, Askell, Atwell, Axell, Bedell, Bell, Boswell, Buell, Cabell, Cadell, Capell, Caswell, Codell, Creswell, Crowell, Danell, Dell, Elwell, Ewell, Gaell, Harwell, Haskell, Howell, Jamell, Jerell, Jorell, Kell, Ladell, Lavell, Ledell, Lovell, Lowell, Lydell, Lyell, Maxwell, Morell, Newell, Nowell, Odall (see Odell), Odell, Oneal, Oriel, Orrel, Orvell (see Orville), Orvelle, Osbert, Osei, Osment, Osred, Oswinn, Oswyn, Othello, Owen, Owens, Pell, Powell, Ranell, Rodell, Rossell, Rowell, Russell, Rydell and Sewell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Oswell.

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