Omar Name Meaning & Origin

Omar

Pronunciation: OH-mahr (key)

Omar is well known as a name of Arabic origin, thanks to poet Omar Khayyam and actor Omar Sharif. It's also a biblical name, a Latino and African-American favorite, and the name of WWII General Omar Bradley. What do all those associations add up to? A name that's completely familiar but uncommonly striking.

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Omar is the name of someone who may seem reliable, but is actually the opposite. Omar is the name of someone who is unreliable, untrustworthy, and would snitch on you for the littlest of things now matter how small or insignificant the action may seem to win the favor of the authoritative figures. Omar's are typically flirtatious, and will treat girls as trophies or conquests if given the chance. Girls easily fall for Omar's because they know how to sweet talk a girl, but if you set aside that facade you'll see that it's someone who simply plays girls.

Count Omar was murdered by Susie, Klyde and Veronica Baudelaire.

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The name Omar is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Omar is: Disrespectful. Immature. The grandson of Esau in the Old Testament. Famous Bearers: 12th century Persian poet and astronomer and mathematician Omar Khayyam; Caliph Omar II, who made Islam an imperial power; actor Omar Sharif.

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Omar al-Bashi, only sitting head of state wanted for genocide.(January 1, 1944)
Omar Hammett, the accused rapist
Omar Hammett, the alleged ax-wielding panhandler.

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