Name Element OS

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Old English word meaning "god".

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesansu(Frankish) ansuz(Old Germanic) ansi(Old High German) áss(Old Norse)
Given Name DescendantsOsbeorht, Osbeorn, Osberht, Osgar, Osmund, Osweald, Oswine(Anglo-Saxon) Òscar(Catalan) Oskar(Czech) Asbjørn, Asger, Esben, Oscar, Oskar, Osvald(Danish) Oscar(Dutch) Osborn, Osborne, Oscar, Oswald, Osbert, Osbourne, Osmond, Oswin(English) Oskar(Estonian) Oskari, Oskar(Finnish) Oscar(French) Ansgar, Oskar, Oswald(German) Ansbert, Ansegar, Ansgar, Ansoald(Germanic) Oszkár(Hungarian) Ásbjörn, Ásgeir, Ásmundur, Óskar(Icelandic) Oscar(Irish) Oscar(Irish Mythology) Oscar, Osvaldo, Ansaldo(Italian) Oskars(Latvian) Ansgar, Asbjørn, Asgeir, Åsmund, Esben, Espen, Oscar, Oskar, Osvald(Norwegian) Ansugaizaz, Ansuwaldaz(Old Germanic) Ásbjǫrn, Ásgeirr, Ásmundr, Ásvaldr(Old Norse) Oskar(Polish) Óscar, Osvaldo, Oswaldo(Portuguese) Oscar(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Oskár(Slovak) Oskar, Ožbalt, Ožbej(Slovene) Óscar, Osvaldo, Oswaldo(Spanish) Ansgar, Esbjörn, Oscar, Oskar, Osvald, Asbjörn(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsOsborne, Osbourne(English) Ansaldi(Italian) Espensen, Espenson(Norwegian)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 30.
Entry updated December 7, 2022