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Omar Meaning


What does Omar mean?

The name Omar is of Hebrew and Arabic origin.

The meaning of Omar is "flourishing".

Omar is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced O-mar.

The Given Name Omar

Valiant and luminous, it is a name considered by many parents.

This great little boy name has a natural dazzle.

Alternate names include Omari, Omarion.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Omar Bradley, and Omar Bravo.

Omar Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 217 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,831 occurrences. It ranked 18,329 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 214 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,802 occurrences. It ranked 18,470 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

View the Omar Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Omar has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Omar to other names.

Omar Related Names

Variants of the name Omar include Omari, Omarion.

The name Omara is a form of Omar.

Famous Omars

  • Omar ~ Biblical Character (Gen. 36:11), 1 hurricane
  • Omar Bradley ~ Military Leader
  • Omar Bravo ~ Soccer Player
  • Omar Epps ~ Actor
  • Omar Khayyam ~ Writer
  • Omar Sharif ~ Actor
  • Omar Sheika ~ Boxer
  • Omar Sivori ~ Soccer Player

Omar Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Omar.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Omar are often perfumed and ambitious but most of all they are read more >>

Omar Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Omar in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Omar.

Just for fun, see the name Omar in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Omar in Nautical Flags page.