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Omar meaning and name origin

Omar \o-mar\ as a boy's name is pronounced OH-mar. It is of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Omar is "speaker; flourishing, long-lived". Biblical: a sheik of Edom and son of Esau. Omar Khayyam (12th century) was a Persian poet, astronomer, and mathematician. Caliph Omar II made Islam an imperial power. Poet Omar Khayyam; General Omar Bradley; actor Omar Sharif.

Omar has 2 variant forms: Omarr and Omer.

For more information, see also the related name Umar.

Baby names that sound like Omar are Omari, Amir, Emir, Amer, Ammar, Amr, Amor, Omero, Jamar, Jimar, Jemar, Jomar, Omri, Umer and Ymir.

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Popularity of Omar

Omar is a very popular first name for men (#340 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11175 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Omar
Popularity of Omar