Oskar

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

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Origin and Meaning of Oskar

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Alt. Meaning

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Notable Persons Named Oskar

Oskar Schindler was an industrialist and business magnate. Oskar was born on April 28th, 1908 in Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary. He breathed his last breath on October 9th, 1974.

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Oskar Dirlewanger is a military person.

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Oskar was born on June 10th, 1921 in Nienburg, Lower Saxony.

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Oskar Kokoschka was an artist in the fields of painting, poet, and playwright. Oskar was born Oskar Kokoschka on March 1st, 1886 in Pöchlarn. He died on February 22nd, 1980.

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He has been prominent since 1939. Oskar was given the name Oskar Josef Bschließmayer on November 13th, 1922 in Vienna. He passed away on October 23rd, 1984.

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Oskar Lafontaine is a Mayor of Saarbrücken, Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, Co-Chairman of The Left, 8th Minister-President of Saarland, Chairman of theSocial Democratic Party of Germany, Federal Minister of Finance, Co-Chairman ofThe Left, and Federal Mi. He was most prominent from 1985 to 1985. Oskar was born on September 16th, 1943.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Oskar

Prince Oskar was royalty. He holds the title Prince Oskar of Prussia. Prince was born as the child of Wilhelm II, German Emperor, and Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein on July 27th, 1888 in Marmorpalais. He passed away on January 27th, 1958.

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Paradise Oskar is a folk music and folk rock singer-songwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Paradise was given the name Axel Ehnström on October 23rd, 1990 in Kirkkonummi.

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Jon was born on July 18th, 1921. He passed away on October 20th, 1998.

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Ludvig Oskar was a in the field of painting. Ludvig was born on January 5th, 1874 in Kuusalu Parish. He died on June 1st, 1951.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 0 5
1922 6 0 6
1965 6 0 6
1968 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1972 7 0 7
1973 6 0 6
1975 5 0 5
1976 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6
1981 7 0 7
1982 6 0 6
1983 5 0 5
1984 5 0 5
1985 6 0 6
1986 9 0 9
1987 8 0 8
1988 12 0 12
1989 5 0 5
1990 15 0 15
1991 16 0 16
1992 26 0 26
1993 25 0 25
1994 26 0 26
1995 26 0 26
1996 26 0 26
1997 26 0 26
1998 38 0 38
1999 35 0 35
2000 39 0 39
2001 56 0 56
2002 69 0 69
2003 61 0 61
2004 75 0 75
2005 81 0 81
2006 113 0 113
2007 96 0 96
2008 95 0 95
2009 137 0 137
2010 130 0 130
2011 122 0 122
2012 136 0 136
2013 131 0 131
2014 134 0 134
2015 111 0 111
2016 160 0 160
2017 127 0 127

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Popularity of Oskar as a first name

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Popularity of Oskar as a last name

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Common last names for Oskar

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Fun Facts about the name Oskar

  • How Popular is the name Oskar? Oskar is the 6,280th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Oskar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,256 babies born with the first name Oskar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oskar to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oskar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Oskar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oskar is Sunday, December 27th, 1812.
  • What year had the most people named Oskar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oskar was in 2016 with a total of 160 babies.
  • Random Oskar Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oskar is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Oskar: Your name in reverse order is Rakso. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Osakr. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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