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What does Umar mean?

Umar Pronunciation of Umar as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Umar is "prospering, thriving".




VARIANTS Omar, Omer, Umer



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How popular is Umar?

Umar is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#49471 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Umar was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #1442 in the U.S. in 2015, and is currently at #1458. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Which version is better?

Omar (#223 FROM RECENT DATA) and Omer (#1831) are the prominent related forms of Umar (#1458). These relations of Umar were at the peak of their popularity 9 years ago (USAGE OF 0.2%) and are somewhat less conventional today (USAGE 0.1%, 33.8%), with the version Omer becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Umar is pronounced similarly to Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amir, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emeer, Emir, Emyr, Imre, Iomhar, Omarr and Ymir. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adar, Bar, Bear, Czar, Damar, Dar, Demar, Edmar, Elmar, Ezar, Hamar, Homar, Ilar, Inar, Ivar, Iyar, Jamar, Jemar, Jimar, Jomar, Kumar, Lamar, Lemar, Mar, Osmar, Par, Tsar, Ullmar, Ulmar, Ulmer, Umber, Umbro, Umed, Umee, Umi and Yaar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Umar.