What does Omer mean?
Omer /omer/ [2 sylls.] 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).
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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Omer for boys. Omer reached its top rank of #330 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Omer and associated names. Omar (#214 in 2014) is the only other popular variation form of Omer listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.5665%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.393%, 30.6% less), with the version Omer becoming less in vogue. Omar (#214) is the most fashionable boy name in this list, with this name undergoing a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Omer▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amir▲, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emeer, Emir, Emyr and Ymir. Other suggested similar baby names are Omari▲, Omero and Omri. These names tend to be less commonly used than Omer.