Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AHZ-win  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Old English elements os "god" and wine "friend". Saint Oswin was a 7th-century king of Northumbria. After the Norman Conquest this name was used less, and it died out after the 14th century. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOswine(Anglo-Saxon)

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Entry updated June 13, 2019