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Gender: M Meaning of Omar: "eloquent" Origin of Omar: Arabic Omar's Popularity in 2012: #199

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Omar has a perfect mix of exoticism and familiarity, with the additional plus of a strong, open initial O. Commonly used among Muslim families, Omar was long associated with twelfth century Persian poet Omar Khayyam, though it sounds anything but ancient now.

More recent well known bearers have been World War II General Omar Bradley and actors Omar Sharif(born Michael) and Omar Epps.

Omar is also mentioned in the Old Testament book of Genesis. It has been in the U.S. Top 200 since 1976.

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Famous People Named Omar

Omar Hashim Epps, American actor
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, American guitarist
Omar Brown, American football player
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Omar Gooding, American actor/rapper
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Pop Culture References for the Name Omar

Omar, character in TV show The Wire

Odemar, Odomar, Omaire, Omarr, Omavi, Omer, Ommar, Ommo, Omri, Oomer, Othmar, Otmar, Ottmar, Umar, Ummo

Omar's International Variations

Omavi, Omari, Omarr (Swahili)