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Gender: Male Origin of Oskar: German variation of Oscar Meaning of Oscar: English or Irish, "God spear, or deer-lover or champion warrior"

The name Oskar is a boy's name of German origin. Oskar and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

Oskar is to Oscar as Jakob is to Jacob: more distinctive and continental.

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Famous People Named Oskar

Oskar Homolka, Austrian actor
Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian expressionistic artist
Oskar Kolberg, Polish composer, ethnographer, folklorist
Oskar Osala, Finnish ice hockey player
Oskar Schlemmer, German Bauhaus artist
Oskar Schindler, German industrialist credited with saving over 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust
Oskar Werner, German-Austrian actor
Prince Oskar of Prussia
Oskar Michael (b.2018), son of TV personalities Nate Berkus And Jeremiah Brent

Pop Culture References for the name Oskar

Oskar Kokoshka, character on animated series "Hey Arnold!"
Oskar Schell, main character in novel/film 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'
Oskar Matzerath, main character in novel/film 'The Tin Drum'
Oskar Stefansson, character in "Sims" series
Oskar, main character in novel/film 'Let the Right One In'