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What does Umer mean?

Umer Pronunciation of Umer [umer] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of the name Umer is "prospering, thriving". Umer is a version of Umar (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


Umer has 2 variants: Omar and Omer.

Creative forms:
(male) Umel, Umeri, ..

(female) Umba, Umeri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Umer Auden (U.A.), ..

How popular is Umer?

Umer is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#114852 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Omar (#217 last year), Omer (#1934) and Umar (#1442) are the prominent alternative forms of Umer (not in Top 2000). These forms of Umer reached the top of their popularity 8 years ago (adoption of 0.16%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.11%, 31.3%), with the version Omer becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Umer is pronounced similarly to Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amir, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emeer, Emir, Emyr, Imre, Omarr and Ymir. Other recommended names are Acer, Dyer, Eber, Eder, Elmer, Ezer, Gaer, Ger, Gomer, Homer, Iver, Keer, Ker, Myer, Ner, Peer, Per, Udel, Ulmar, Ulmer, Umber, Umbro, Umed, Umee, Umi, Usher and Uther. These names tend to be more frequently used than Umer.