Osmond

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English: 19th-century revival of an Old English personal name composed of the elements ōs god + mund protector. The name was also in use among the Normans and was borne by an 11th-century saint who was appointed to the see of Salisbury by William the Conqueror. As a modern given name it may be in part a transferred use of the surname derived from this name.
Variant: Osmund.
Cognate: Scandinavian: Åsmund.

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