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What does Umar mean?

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

Associated with: arabic.


Umar has 3 variants: Omar, Omer and Umer.

Creative forms:
(male) Umah, Uman, ..

(female) Umari, Umit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Umar Jadon (U.J.), ..

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. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Omar (#217 from recent data) and Omer (#1934) are the prominent related forms of Umar (#1442 from recent data). These relations of Umar were at the peak of their popularity 8 years ago (usage of 0.2%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.1%, 31.3%), 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 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.