Name: Omar

Origin and Meaning of the Name Omar

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  • Meaning:
    Populous; flourishing
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    (O mar)
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    Itself (Omar)
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Miscellaneous Info for Omar

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  • Used in:
    Arabic and English speaking countries
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    Omar was borne in the Old Testament by a son of Eliphaz, Esau's eldest son. It is also a variant of Umar in Arabic, derived from the root 'umr meaning life.

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