Oskar

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Czech[edit]

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Oskar m

  1. A male given name, derived from the Gaelic name Oscar.

Danish[edit]

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Oskar

  1. A male given name derived from the Gaelic name Oscar.

Estonian[edit]

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Oskar

  1. A male given name, derived via Swedish from the Gaelic name Oscar.

German[edit]

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Oskar

  1. A male given name, derived from the Gaelic name Oscar.

Norwegian[edit]

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Oskar

  1. A male given name derived from the Gaelic name Oscar.

Swedish[edit]

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Oskar

  1. A male given name derived from English Oscar.

Usage notes[edit]

  • A name of Gaelic origin.
  • Became very fashionable in 19th century, as the name of two kings of Sweden.
  • Returned to favor in the 1980s. Oskar or Oscar (the slightly more common spelling today) is the most common first name of boys born in Sweden in the 2000s decade.

References[edit]

  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 43 180 males with the given name Oskar (compared to 30 402 named Oscar) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1900s decade and in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.