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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Omen

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun O"men
An occurrence supposed to portend, or show the character of, some future event; any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; a foreboding; a presage; an augury.

Etymology: L. omen, the original form being osmen, according to Varro

verb O"men
To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A sign of something about to happen ("he looked for an omen before going into battle")
  2. Indicate, as with a sign or an omen
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From Latin ōmen (“foreboding, omen”).

  1. Something which portends or is perceived to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; an augury or foreboding.
    the ghost's appearance was an ill
    a rise in imports might be an of recovery
    the egg has, during the span of history, represented mystery, magic, medicine, food and
  2. prophetic significance
    a sign of ill

omen was also found in the following language(s): Latin, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Old Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Omen

Omen is a hip hop music rapping. Omen was born in Chicago, Illinois.

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Omen Phaze/DJ Omen is an intelligent dance music, electronic music, jam band, acid techno, ambient music, dubstep, drum, and bass musician, composer, writer, dj multimedia artist, and multimedia. They plays Synthesizer, piano, softsynth, turntables, drum machine, sequencer, sampler, Software synthesizer, Phonograph, Music sequencer, and Sampler (musical instrument). They were most prominent from 1995 to present. Omen was given the name Christopher Anthony Edmondson on December 17th, 1979 in Queens, New York.

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Omen Shah Nurzay is an athlete for the Kandahar Aryan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Omen

Omen is a hip hop music rapping. Omen was born in Chicago, Illinois.

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Omen Phaze/DJ Omen is an intelligent dance music, electronic music, jam band, acid techno, ambient music, dubstep, drum, and bass musician, composer, writer, dj multimedia artist, and multimedia. They plays Synthesizer, piano, softsynth, turntables, drum machine, sequencer, sampler, Software synthesizer, Phonograph, Music sequencer, and Sampler (musical instrument). They were most prominent from 1995 to present. Omen was given the name Christopher Anthony Edmondson on December 17th, 1979 in Queens, New York.

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Judd was born on February 4th, 1940 in Los Angeles.

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Popularity of Omen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Omen U.S.
  White 75.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 14.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Omen

People with the last name Omen are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Omen

  • How Popular is the name Omen? Omen is the 79,267th most popular name of all time. As a last name Omen was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Omen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Omen in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Omen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Omen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Omen is Sunday, July 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Omen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Omen was in 1921 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Omen: Your name in reverse order is Nemo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enom. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Omen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Omen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Omen? Omen is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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