Omer

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Omer

"Omer" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Bundle of Corn, Grain". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun O"mer
A Hebrew measure, the tenth of an ephah. See Ephah.

Etymology: Cf. Homer

Wiktionary

From Hebrew עומר \ עֹמֶר ('ómer, “sheaf”).

  1. (historical units of measure) A former small Hebrew unit of dry volume equal to about 2.3 L or 2.1 quarts.
  2. A vessel of one omer.
  3. (Judaism) The sheaf of barley offered on the second day of Passover.

Notable Persons Named Omer

Ömer Aşık is a basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans, Fenerbahçe, Fenerbahçe Men's Basketball, Alpella Spor Kulübü, Chicago Bulls, and Houston Rockets in the National Basketball Association. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Ömer was born on July 4th, 1986 in Bursa, Turkey.

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Ömer Toprak is a soccer player for the Bayer 04 Leverkusen, FV Ravensburg, SC Freiburg, Germany national youth football team, and Turkey national football team. Ömer was born on July 21st, 1989 in Ravensburg, West Germany.

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Omer Damari is a soccer player for the FC Red Bull Salzburg, Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., FK Austria Wien, RB Leipzig, Israel national under-21 football team, and Israel national football team. Omer was born on March 24th, 1989 in Rishon LeZion.

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Ömer Rıza is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., ADO Den Haag, West Ham United F.C., Barnet F.C., Cambridge United F.C., Denizlispor, Trabzonspor, Shrewsbury Town F.C., Aldershot Town F.C., Histon F.C., Boreham Wood F.C., Chelmsford City F.C., Cheshunt F.C., and Turkey national football B. Ömer was born on November 8th, 1979 in Edmonton, England. Ömer is also known as Rıza and Ömer.

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Omer Atzili is a soccer player for the Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., and Israel national under-21 football team. Omer was born on July 27th, 1993 in Holon.

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Ömer Şişmanoğlu is a soccer player for the Antalyaspor, FC St. Pauli, Kayserispor, Beşiktaş J.K., Eskişehirspor, Konyaspor, Turkey national under-21 football team, and Turkey national football B team. Ömer was born on August 1st, 1989 in Wilhelmsburg, West Germany.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Omer

Ayesha Omer is an actress, model, and singer. She was most prominent from 2002 to present. Ayesha was given the name Ayesha Omar in Lahore.

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Şehzade was born as the child of Osman II and Meylişah Hatun on October 20th, 1621 in Istanbul. Şehzade is also known as Emir. He died in 1622.

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Abdisalam Omer is a Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia, Governor of the Central Bank of Somalia, Chief Business Officer for the District of Columbia Public Schools, Director of the UNDP Somalia Financial Services, Governance Program, Chief of Staff at the Executive Offic. Abdisalam was born in 1954 in Awdal. Abdisalam is also known as Omar and Abdisalan Hadliye.

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Mohammed was born in 1984.

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His career lasted from 1258 to 1294. He breathed his last breath in 1294.

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Dvora was given the name Dvora Mosenzon on October 9th, 1932 in Kibbutz Ma'oz Haim, Palestine Mandate. Dvora is also known as Mosenzon and Dvora. She breathed her last breath on May 2nd, 2013.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 29 0 29
1881 24 0 24
1882 30 0 30
1883 23 0 23
1884 32 0 32
1885 18 0 18
1886 36 0 36
1887 22 0 22
1888 29 0 29
1889 27 0 27
1890 34 0 34
1891 38 0 38
1892 23 0 23
1893 31 0 31
1894 29 5 24
1895 26 0 26
1896 38 0 38
1897 22 0 22
1898 34 0 34
1899 24 0 24
1900 21 0 21
1901 21 0 21
1902 31 0 31
1903 22 0 22
1904 20 0 20
1905 18 0 18
1906 23 0 23
1907 35 0 35
1908 39 0 39
1909 24 0 24
1910 38 0 38
1911 30 0 30
1912 94 5 89
1913 110 0 110
1914 152 6 146
1915 189 0 189
1916 176 0 176
1917 171 0 171
1918 239 5 234
1919 199 0 199
1920 190 0 190
1921 216 0 216
1922 234 7 227
1923 200 10 190
1924 181 0 181
1925 173 0 173
1926 171 6 165
1927 164 7 157
1928 145 0 145
1929 142 0 142
1930 136 0 136
1931 117 0 117
1932 122 0 122
1933 99 0 99
1934 98 5 93
1935 91 0 91
1936 76 0 76
1937 76 0 76
1938 79 0 79
1939 74 0 74
1940 70 0 70
1941 84 0 84
1942 73 0 73
1943 72 0 72
1944 53 0 53
1945 54 0 54
1946 49 0 49
1947 71 0 71
1948 49 0 49
1949 45 0 45
1950 50 0 50
1951 39 0 39
1952 40 0 40
1953 40 0 40
1954 45 0 45
1955 29 0 29
1956 38 0 38
1957 31 0 31
1958 38 0 38
1959 32 0 32
1960 31 0 31
1961 37 0 37
1962 26 0 26
1963 21 0 21
1964 26 0 26
1965 13 0 13
1966 25 0 25
1967 14 0 14
1968 20 0 20
1969 19 0 19
1970 14 0 14
1971 20 0 20
1972 19 0 19
1973 20 0 20
1974 23 0 23
1975 19 0 19
1976 17 0 17
1977 18 0 18
1978 22 0 22
1979 25 0 25
1980 30 0 30
1981 23 0 23
1982 24 0 24
1983 27 0 27
1984 31 0 31
1985 23 0 23
1986 23 0 23
1987 35 0 35
1988 27 0 27
1989 29 0 29
1990 29 0 29
1991 31 0 31
1992 34 0 34
1993 38 0 38
1994 45 0 45
1995 44 0 44
1996 49 0 49
1997 53 0 53
1998 65 0 65
1999 48 0 48
2000 55 0 55
2001 54 0 54
2002 62 0 62
2003 57 0 57
2004 64 0 64
2005 58 0 58
2006 78 5 73
2007 54 0 54
2008 70 0 70
2009 54 0 54
2010 72 0 72
2011 60 0 60
2012 59 0 59
2013 84 0 84
2014 70 0 70
2015 75 0 75
2016 82 0 82
2017 74 0 74

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Popularity of Omer as a first name

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Popularity of Omer as a last name

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Common last names for Omer

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Thompson
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Hall
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Anderson
  • Cox
  • Hill

Common first names for Omer

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Omer U.S.
  White 47.21% 64.26%
  African American 37.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Omer

People with the last name Omer are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Omer

  • What name lists does Omer rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Omer? Omer is the 2,798th most popular name of all time. As a last name Omer was the 14,474th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Omer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,326 babies born with the first name Omer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Omer to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Omer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 29 new born babies.
  • When was Omer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Omer is Saturday, November 21st, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Omer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Omer was in 1918 with a total of 234 babies.
  • Random Omer Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Omer ranks 119th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 5 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Omer: Your name in reverse order is Remo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mero. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Omer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,063 people with the last name Omer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Omer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Omer as their last name since less than 1 person in 143k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.