What does Umer mean?
Umer /umer/ [2 sylls.] 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). Compare last name Imer.
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)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Umer and corresponding names. Omar (#214 last year) and Omer are the prominent alternative forms of Umer (not in Top 1000). These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.5665%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.393%, down 30.6%), with the version Omer becoming less fashionable. Omar (#214) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these, and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Umer is pronounced similarly to Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amir▲, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emeer, Emir, Emyr and Ymir. Other recommended similar baby names are Ulmer, Umber, Umed and Umee. Like Umer, these names are not frequently used.