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Boy Names Ending with -ar

Ar ending baby names and what they mean, with 133 results. -ar names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex during 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.8%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.5%, 44%), with names like Delmar going out of style. Gunnar (#386) is the most chic baby name in this compilation, while Near (top 11%) and Lear (3%) are popular -ar surnames.

-ar names

Abnar - Bar | Barbar - Edmar | Eibhear - Haidar | Halvar - Jamar | Jamar - Nizar | Omar - Tsar | Ullmar - Zafar

Abnar - Bar

Abnar
Var. of Abner. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Father of light." Abrar is a slightly prominent baby name.

Achishar, var. Amishar, Avishar
Based on Hebrew word. "My brother sings." Unconventional. Compare Achishar, Amishar, Avishar and popular last names Ashar (upper 82%), Afshar (18%), which also end with -ar.

Adar
Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Noble." Adar is rarely adopted as a birth name. See also Adam.

Adelmar
Root fr. Old German language. "Noble, famous." A novel children's name.

Adlar
Var. of Alard. Derivative of Old German. "Noble strength." Unusual as a boys' name, but Adlar is similar to the more conventional Adler. See also Adalard.

Akbar
Based on Arabic element. "Greatest." Not in popularity charts.

Alamar, var. Alomar
Stems fr. Arabic language. "Gilded, covered with gold." Alamar and Alomar are unconventional men's names, and Alomar is found often (top 27%) as a surname.

Aleksandar
Form of Alexander. Source fr. Greek word. "Man's defender, warrior." Aleksandar is an uncommonly used men's name.

Algar, Allgar, Elgar, Ellgar
Forms of Alger. Derivative of Old English element. "Elf spear." Algar, Allgar, etc. are uncommon as boys' names.

Alistar, Allaistar
Var. of Alastair. Origin fr. Scottish, Greek. "Man's defender." Not in popularity charts.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ar names: Ammar, Anwar, Baldemar, Baltazar

Alvar, var. Allvar
From Old English. "Elf or magical army, warrior." Alviar (top 17%), Alver (79%) are popular surnames.

AmmarAmmar
Root fr. Arabic. "Prosperous long life." Popular as a boys' name, Ammar is comparable to the familiar Ameer. See also Ameir.

AnwarAnwar
Source fr. Arabic element. "Light." Cross-gender use. Adoption of Anwar was expansive 10 years ago.

Aylmar
Var. of Elmer. Source fr. Old English element. "Noble, famous." Alumar and Aylar are creative forms. See also Alomar.

Baldemar and variantsBaldemar, var. Baldomar, Baumar
Origin fr. Old German word. "Bold and renowned; famous ruler." Adoption of Baldemar and forms was well-received during 1930-1939.

Balthasar and variantsBalthasar, var. Baltasar, Baltazar, Balthasaar, Balthazaar, Balthazar, Belshazzar
Source fr. Babylonian word. "Baal protect the king." Baltazar is prevalent as a birth name among the variations of Balthasar.

Bar1
Form of Berkeley. Derivative of Old English element. "The birch tree meadow." Bar, like the similar-sounding Bari, occurs more usually as a surname.

Bar2
Form of Bard. Root fr. English, Irish elements. "Minstrel, singer-poet." Scarce as a birth name, but Bar is similar to the more conventional Barry. See also Par.

Bar3
Form of Barclay. Origin fr. Scottish, Old English languages. "Birch tree meadow." Not in Top 2000. See also Bax.

Bar4
Var. of Baird. Derivative of Gaelic, Scottish, Irish. "Poet, one who sings ballads." Bar is not in the Top 2000. See also Barra.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ar names for boys.

1. Abnar - Bar
Abner [Abnar], Achishar [Avishar, ..], Adar, Adelmar, Alard [Adlar], Akbar, Alamar [Alomar], Alexander [Aleksandar], Alger [Ellgar, ..], Alastair [Allaistar, ..], Alvar [Allvar], Ammar, Anwar, Elmer [Aylmar], Baldemar [Baumar, ..], Balthasar [Belshazzar, ..], Berkeley [Bar], Bard [Bar], Barclay [Bar], Baird [Bar]


Barber [Barbar], Bernard [Bear], Bolivar [Bollivar, ..], Bonar [Bonnar], Cadmus [Cadmar], Caesar [Sezar, ..], Caspar [Kaspar, ..], Cesar [Cezar], Czar, Da- [Davar, ..], Danar, Dar, Delmar, De- [Demar], Deodar, Dunbar, Eachann [Eachtar], Ebenezer [Ebenezar], Edgar [Eadgar], Edmar


Eibhear, Einar [Inar, ..], Eleazar [Eliazar, ..], Elger [Ellgar, ..], Ellair [Ellar], Elmar, Ezer [Ezar], Fajr [Fajar], Farquhar [Farquar], Farrar [Ferrar], Finbar [Finnbar], Gardner [Gardnar], Garner [Garnar], Gaspard [Kaspar, ..], Jasper [Jaspar, ..], Goodyear, Gulzar, Gunnar [Gunthar, ..], Hadar, Haidar [Haydar]


Halvard [Halvar], Hamar, Hamilcar [Amilcar], Hammer [Hammar], Harinder [Harendar], Hilary [Ilar, ..], Hjalmar [Hjallmar, ..], Homer [Homar], Igor [Ingmar, ..], Ingemar [Ingmar, ..], Ingvar [Ingevar], Ivor [Ivar, ..], Issachar [Yissachar, ..], Itamar [Ittamar, ..], Yves [Ivar], Ivo [Ivar], Iyar [Iyyar], Jabbar [Jabar], Jafar [Jaffar], Ja- [Jamar]


Jamar [Jimar, ..], Jaycee [Jayar], Je- [Jemar], Joe [Jomar, ..], Johar, Kaspar, Kedar [Kadar], Kumar, Kyle [Kylar], Lamar [Lemar], La- [Lavar, ..], Lazarus [Lazear, ..], Le- [Lemar], Lawler [Lollar], Lothar, Luther [Lothar], Makarios [Makar], Marr [Mar], Miller [Millar], Nizar


Omar, Oscar [Oskar], Osmar, Palmer [Palmar], Peter [Petar, ..], Qadir [Qadar], Raynor [Raynar, ..], Ragnar, Sachar [Sacar], Schuyler [Skylar, ..], Seger [Segar], Shachar, Shafir [Shafar], Skyler [Skylar, ..], Spear, Steinar, Temple [Templar], Tyler [Tylar, ..], Trevor [Trevar], Tsar


Ulmer [Ulmar, ..], Umar [Omar], Valdemar [Waldemar], Vidar, Waldemar [Valdemar], Werner [Wernhar], Wilmer [Willmar, ..], Wistar, Xiomar, Yaar, Yakar, Yishachar [Yisachar, ..], Zafar [Zaphar]

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