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Omar

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How popular is the baby name Omar in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 14 0 14
1881 11 0 11
1882 11 0 11
1883 13 0 13
1884 6 0 6
1885 15 0 15
1886 14 0 14
1887 10 0 10
1888 19 0 19
1889 11 0 11
1890 16 0 16
1891 5 0 5
1892 16 0 16
1893 14 0 14
1894 10 0 10
1895 22 0 22
1896 11 0 11
1897 19 0 19
1898 12 0 12
1899 17 0 17
1900 10 0 10
1901 8 0 8
1902 8 0 8
1903 15 0 15
1904 8 0 8
1905 16 0 16
1906 12 0 12
1907 15 0 15
1908 10 0 10
1909 14 0 14
1910 13 0 13
1911 21 0 21
1912 44 0 44
1913 52 0 52
1914 59 0 59
1915 70 0 70
1916 92 0 92
1917 80 0 80
1918 109 0 109
1919 116 0 116
1920 88 0 88
1921 96 0 96
1922 81 0 81
1923 81 0 81
1924 86 0 86
1925 90 0 90
1926 71 0 71
1927 79 0 79
1928 78 0 78
1929 69 6 63
1930 65 0 65
1931 47 0 47
1932 67 0 67
1933 62 0 62
1934 49 0 49
1935 60 0 60
1936 44 0 44
1937 51 0 51
1938 36 0 36
1939 38 0 38
1940 43 0 43
1941 48 0 48
1942 45 5 40
1943 43 0 43
1944 45 0 45
1945 48 0 48
1946 52 0 52
1947 48 0 48
1948 55 0 55
1949 64 0 64
1950 64 0 64
1951 63 0 63
1952 64 0 64
1953 70 0 70
1954 78 0 78
1955 67 0 67
1956 82 0 82
1957 77 0 77
1958 84 0 84
1959 90 0 90
1960 98 0 98
1961 115 0 115
1962 111 0 111
1963 118 0 118
1964 139 0 139
1965 152 0 152
1966 201 0 201
1967 253 7 246
1968 318 0 318
1969 451 0 451
1970 558 6 552
1971 548 11 537
1972 645 0 645
1973 800 12 788
1974 818 9 809
1975 908 16 892
1976 1,154 16 1,138
1977 1,241 17 1,224
1978 1,306 13 1,293
1979 1,395 16 1,379
1980 1,460 13 1,447
1981 1,450 16 1,434
1982 1,396 12 1,384
1983 1,283 12 1,271
1984 1,281 9 1,272
1985 1,222 8 1,214
1986 1,325 16 1,309
1987 1,302 15 1,287
1988 1,436 12 1,424
1989 1,643 15 1,628
1990 1,986 13 1,973
1991 2,151 16 2,135
1992 2,325 20 2,305
1993 2,462 13 2,449
1994 2,438 19 2,419
1995 2,523 18 2,505
1996 2,523 7 2,516
1997 2,294 6 2,288
1998 2,451 0 2,451
1999 2,677 7 2,670
2000 2,694 8 2,686
2001 2,729 7 2,722
2002 2,627 6 2,621
2003 2,709 8 2,701
2004 2,733 10 2,723
2005 2,966 0 2,966
2006 3,113 9 3,104
2007 3,220 7 3,213
2008 2,866 5 2,861
2009 2,548 0 2,548
2010 2,170 5 2,165
2011 1,886 0 1,886
2012 1,917 0 1,917
2013 1,880 0 1,880
2014 1,807 5 1,802
2015 1,836 5 1,831

Want to know about the popularity of the Omar baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,264 babies born with the name Omar in the United States. That's more than enough Omars to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Omar" was in 2007 with a total of 3,213 babies. (That's a lot of baby Omars)

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Omar" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 88 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 2,523 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Omar" mean? The list below shows the origins of Omar as well as things modernly associated with the name Omar such as celebrities named Omar.

Origin and Meaning of Omar

The name "Omar" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Long lived". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1954 to 2013. Omar was born in 1932 as Michel Demitri Chalhoub in Alexandria, Egypt.

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Omar Epps

Omar Epps is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Omar was born in 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Omar Gooding

Omar was born in 1976 as Omar M. Gooding in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Omar Vizquel

Omar Vizquel is a MLB player. Omar was born in 1967 in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Omar Fierro

Omar Fierro is an actor and producer. Omar was born in 1963 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Omar Daal

Omar Daal is a MLB player. Omar was born in 1972 in Maracaibo, Zulia State, Venezuela.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Omar

Omar Benson Miller
Omar The Wire
Omar Borkan Al Gala
Omar Infante
Omar Sy
Omar Bradley
Omar Gonzalez

Alternative Meanings

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Your name in reverse order is "Ramo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Roam". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Omar born May 9, 1984

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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