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What does Oskar mean?

Oskar Pronunciation of Oskar [os-kar] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Oskar is "spear of the gods". Oskar is an alternate spelling of Oscar (Old English).

Associated with: old english, spear (warrior).


Oskar has 1 variant: Osker.

1 more related form via Oscar: Ossie.

Creative forms:
(male) Omakar, Oskaro, ..

(female) Oska, Oskara, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oskar Triton (O.T.), ..

How popular is Oskar?

Oskar is a rare given name for males. Oskar is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Oskar was first listed in 2001 and reached its highest position of #1286 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #1509 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Oskar (#1509 last year) appearing in the Top 2000 are Oscar (#181 last year), Osker and Ossie. Usage of these forms of Oskar reached its most widespread 135 years ago (usage of 0.5%) and is now much less (usage 0.1%, 77% less), with the form Oscar becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oskar, Oscar, Osker, Ossie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Makar, Omar, Osher, Osier, Osman, Osmar, Tsar and Yakar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Oskar.

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