Osvald

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Osvaldr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Osvaldr

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Osvald
Genitive: Osvalds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Osvald
Genitive: Osvaldin
Partitive: Osvaldia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Osvald
Genitive: Osvalds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Osvald
Genitive: Osvalds

Name Days

Norway Norway

5 August

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

11 January

Sweden Sweden

3 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Osvald Helmuth (14 July 1894 – 18 March 1966), Danish stage and film actor and revue singer

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
2798 0 0
n.a.
2798
Sweden Sweden[7]
68 666 0 0 68 666
Denmark Denmark[8]
355
n.a.
0
n.a.
355
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
248
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Osvald (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no