Omar

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Etymology[edit]

From عمر ‎(Omar), Persian variant of Arabic عُمَر ‎(ʿumar) (a name), a variant of عَامِر ‎(ʿāmir) (flourishing), from عَمَرَ ‎(ʿamara, to live a long life). The name saw popularity in the West following Edward FitzGerald's translation of Persian poet Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat.

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Omar

  1. (Islam) Omar bin al-Khattab, second Islamic caliph and a companion of Muhammad.
  2. A male given name

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عُمَر ‎(ʿumar) (a name), a variant of عَامِر ‎(ʿāmir) (flourishing), from عَمَرَ ‎(ʿamara, to live a long life). The name saw popularity in the West following Edward FitzGerald's translation of Persian poet Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat.

Proper noun[edit]

Omar m

  1. A male given name.

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