Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Osmund m. Old English ōs, Old Icelandic áss, óss 'god' + Old English mund, Old Icelandic mundr 'protector'.

The name of an 8th C king of Sussex and an 11th C English saint.

England
Latin
1183 Osmundi (gen) BoldonBuke p. 2; 1185x1186 Osmundus (nom) PR-XXXVI p. 6; 1189 Osmundi (gen) GASurv p. 80, Osmundo (dat) ibid. p. 99, Osmundus (nom) ibid. p. 82; c1198 Osmundus (nom) ibid. p. 246
France
Latin
c1175–1180 Osmundi (gen) ChartCaen2 p. 63; 1180 Osmundi (gen) RotScaNor p. 33
Iceland
Middle Icelandic
1500 asmundur (nom) DipIs-7 489
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Osmundus (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 8
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Osmund". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Osmund.