Omar

Omar - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Omar, meaning eloquent, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1075. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Omar and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Omar? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Omar. The baby boy name Omar was given to 1,895 baby boys in 2012, ranking #199 on the national boy baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 866 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Omar peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2006 on position 131.



Famous with this name

Omar Sy
Omar Sharif
Omar Epps


How would you rate Omar, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (2 people)


Omar is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Omar is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #108 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #587.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Omar is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Omar origin and meaning

Omar is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means eloquent. To see famous people named Omar, pop culture references for the name Omar and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Omar

We've found the following names that sound similar to Omar, sorted by popularity.

Omari / Omer / Omero / Oumar / Omri / Omarr / Omarie / Omair /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012199
2011194
2010175
2009154
2008144
2007131
2006131
2005136
2004150
2003151
2002150
2001147
2000146
1999143
1998146
1997153
1996140
1995139
1994146
1993141
1992146
1991149
1990158
1989183
1988192
1987201
1986196
1985200
1984191
1983193
1982183
1981176
1980170
1979173
1978181
1977193
1976197
1975231
1974247
1973248
1972287
1971346
1970346
1969372
1968443
1967465
1966541
1965587
1964649
1963684
1962700
1961723
1960735
1959741
1958790
1957820
1956809
1955845
1954751
1953806
1952796
1951899
1950921
1949912
19481047
19471434
1946976
19451115
19441566
19431181
19411134
1940940
19391230
1937971
19361010
19351657
19341144
1933909
19321084
19311103
1930976
19291797
1928904
1927859
1926908
1925874
1924853
1923718
1922918
1921710
1920778
1919636
1918659
1917816
1916728
1915796
19141444
1913622
19121075

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia108
California127
Texas132
Arizona135
Nevada138
Connecticut140
New York145
Illinois148
New Mexico165
New Jersey169
Washington176
Florida188
Oregon201
Maine213
Massachusetts216
Virginia216
Oklahoma217
Colorado229
Michigan231
Ohio238
Maryland245
North Carolina248
Kansas280
Wisconsin283
Pennsylvania293
Georgia296
Minnesota301
Nebraska304
Idaho308
Indiana315
Utah320
Missouri337
Louisiana341
Arkansas345
Tennessee346
Kentucky389
Iowa428
South Carolina467
Alabama587

Even more about Omar


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Omar a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Omar?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
2006
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Omar
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 866
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +1,895

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now