Name: Oskar

Origin and Meaning of the Name Oskar

  • Meaning:
    Divine spear
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Lover of deer, beloved of deer
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (OS kahr)
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Miscellaneous Info for Oskar

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  • Used in:
    German and Swedish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Oskar is a Scandinavian cognate of Oscar. Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist who saved over a thousand Jews in World War II. His story was made famous by the film 'Schindler's List', based on Thomas Keneally's book 'Schindler's Ark'.

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