Homer Name Meaning & Origin

Homer

Pronunciation: HOH-mer (key)

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Reminds me of a baseball player. Home run!

Kind of a hickish sounding name.

Homer and Jethro

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Homie, Homizzle, HomeDawg

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Variants of Homer include: Omer, Omero, Omar and Omaro.

Famous real-life people named Homer: | Edit

Homerus of Byzantium (c. 280 BC), grammarian and tragic poet
Homer is the name given to the purported author of the Ancient Greek poems the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Homer Hickam, aerospace engineer whose youth was depicted in the 1999 film October Sky
Homer Jacobson, scientist
Homer Ledford, instrument maker and bluegrass musician
Homer Se, PBA player of the Air21 Express
Son of actress Anne Heche
Son of actor Richard Gere
Homer's Odyssey

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Homer Simpson, cartoon character in the television series The Simpsons
Homer Simpson, fictional character in the 1939 novel The Day of the Locust and its 1975 film adaptation
Homer Price, fictional character in Homer Price and Centerburg Tales, children's books by Robert McCloskey
Homer Wells, protagonist of John Irving's novel The Cider House Rules
Homer, sidekick of Snidely Whiplash on The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

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