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pinWhat does Umar mean?

Umar /umar/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Umar is "prospering, thriving".


Umar has 3 variants: Omar, Omer and Umer.

Kreatif forms: Umarto, Umarum, Umumar. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Umar and related names. Omar (#214 last year) and Omer are the prominent related forms of Umar (not in Top 1000). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.5665%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.393%, 30.6%), with the version Omer becoming less in vogue. Omar (#214) is the most fashionable birth name here, with this name enjoying a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Omar, Omer in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Umar is pronounced similarly to Amer, Amir, Ammar, Amor, Emir, Emyr, Omarr and Ymir. Another recommended similar baby name is Ulmar. Like Umar, these names are not commonly used.