Ostwald Family History
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Ostwald Name Meaning
German: variant of Oswald. German: from the Germanic personal name Ostold, composed of the elements Ost (see Oest 1) + Old High German walt(an) ‘to rule’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Ost ‘east’ + Wald ‘forest’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Oswald, Seewald, Wald, Berwald, Gottwald, Ewald, Rosenwald, Rodewald