Umar - Meaning of Umar

What does Umar mean?

[ 2 syll. u-mar, um-ar ] The baby boy name Umar is pronounced uw-Maa-R †. Umar's origin, as well as its use, is in the Arabic language. Biblical name: The name Umar means 'flourishing, prosperous, populous'. As the Anglicized form Omar, the name was borne by a minor character mentioned in a genealogy in the Book of Genesis of the Bible. The name was also borne by Umar ibn al-Khattab (581-644), a strong supporter of the prophet Muhammad; he is also known as Omar the Great. The name was first adopted by English speakers in the 19th century.

Umar has 12 variants that are used in English and foreign languages. English variants of Umar include Omar (used in Arabic and Hebrew too), Omari, Omer (used in Arabic and Hebrew too), Umair, Umara, Umare, Umarr, Umayr, Umer, Umerr, and Ummar. Ömer (Turkish) is a variant of the name that is used in foreign languages.

See also the related categories, strong (strength), prosperous (gold), english, prophet, flourishing (victorious), biblical, anglicized, and arabic.

Umar is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000. In 2018, out of the family of boy names directly related to Umar, Omar was the most commonly used.

† English pronunciation for Umar: UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"



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