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What does Omer mean?

Omer /omer/ as a boys' name. Omer's name origin is Arabic, 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).

Associated with: arabic, flourishing (power)


Omer has 2 variants: Omarr and Umer.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Omer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Omer outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Omer and associated names. Omar (#214 in recent rankings) and Umar (#1652) are the popular variation forms of Omer 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 0.1%, 36% less), with the version Omer becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Omer, Omar, Umar in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Omer and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


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.