Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Osbern m. Old English ōs, Old Icelandic áss, óss 'god' + Old English bera, *beorn, Old Icelandic bjǫrn 'bear'.

Denmark
Middle Danish
1496 Esbern KD-1 no. 185
Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1548 Esbijor (nom) Audén1980 p. 168
France
Latin
1350 Abiorna (gen) SDHK no. 6036
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Osbern (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 11
Scotland
Latin
c1100 Osberno (abl) ESC XX; c1118 Osberni (gen) ibid. XXXII
Sweden
Latin
1350 Abyorna (gen) SDHK no. 6010, Abyornæ (gen) ibid. no. 6015, Esbernus (nom) ibid. no. 6051
Old Swedish
1383 Æsbiörn SRA-vol2 no. 1911; 1401 Esbiorn (nom) SDHK no. 15698; 1404 Æsbiorn (nom) ibid. no. 16266; 1410 Esbiorns (gen) ibid. no. 17485; 1411 Esbiorns (gen) ibid. no. 17737
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Osbern". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Osbern.