Name for today Oswald

The boy’s name Oswald (pronounced OZ-wald), is of Old German origin, and it’s meaning is “God’s power”. It may also derive from a different Germanic phrase, meaning “man from the south woods”. Variants are Ossie, Osvald, Osvaldo, Oswaldo, Oswell, Oswin, Ozzie, Ozzy and Waldo (


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    Lola said,

    Oswald’s funky, no doubt but he reminds a lot of folks of The guy who shot Kennedy. Me, I think of a big Blue Octopus voiced by Fred Savage:

    It’s an adorable show but too blue for me. And I really dig Ozzie/Ozzy/Oz. Hence Cosmo and Oscar ending up on my lists.

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