What does Umar mean?
Umar [umar] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Umar is "prospering, thriving".
Associated with: arabic.
(male) Umah, Uman, ..
(female) Umari, Umarri, ..
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)
Presented below is the baby name history of Umar for boys. Umar was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #1628 in the U.S. in 2013, and is currently at #1652. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the history of the boy name Umar and related names. Omar (#214 from recent data) and Omer are the prominent related forms of Umar (#1652 from recent data). These relations of Umar were at the peak of their popularity 7 years ago (usage of 0.2%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.1%, ▼36%), with the version Omer becoming less in vogue.
Umar is pronounced similarly to Ameer▲, Ameir, Amer, Amir▲, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emeer, Emir, Emyr, Imre, Iomhar, Omarr and Ymir. Other recommended 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.