What does Omer mean?
Omer [omer] as a boys' name is an Arabic name, and Omer means "speaker; flourishing, long-lived; prospering, thriving". Omer is a variant form of Omar (Arabic, Hebrew) with the suffix -er. Omer is also a variant of Umar (Arabic).
(male) Omaer, Oser, ..
(female) Omerra, Omra, ..
How popular is Omer?
Omer is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1035 out of 1220, Top 85%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#18329 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Omer for boys. Omer reached its top rank of #331 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #1934. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the ranking of Omer and associated names. Omar (#217 in recent rankings) and Umar (#1442) are the popular variation forms of Omer (#1934 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Omer was well-received in 2007 (usage of 0.16%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.11%, 31.3% less), with the version Omer becoming less in vogue.
Omer▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ameer▲, Ameir, Amer, Amir▲, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emeer, Emir, Emyr, Imre and Ymir. Other suggested similar names are Acer, Dyer, Eber, Eder, Elmer▼, Ezer, Gaer, Ger, Gomer, Homer▼, Iver, Keer, Ker, Myer, Ner, Obed, Obert, Ofeer, Ofir, Ogier, Ohed (see Ohad), Ole▼, Oleg, Olen▼, Omari▲, Omero, Omri, Or, Orel, Oren, Osei, Osher, Osier, Osker, Osmar, Oved, Owen▲, Peer, Per, Ulmer and Umber. These names tend to be less commonly used than Omer.See names in meaning and etymology.