Oskar

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See also: Oskár and öskar

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English Oscar, ultimately of Gaelic origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Oskar m

  1. A male given name.

Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Oscar, ultimately of Gaelic origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Oskar

  1. A male given name.

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived via Swedish from English Oscar, ultimately of Gaelic origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Oskar

  1. A male given name.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Oscar, in turn from Irish Osgar.

Proper noun[edit]

Oskar m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Oskar: Oskarsson
  • daughter of Oskar: Oskarsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Oskar
Accusative Oskar
Dative Oskari
Genitive Oskars

German[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Oscar, ultimately of Gaelic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɔskaʁ]
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  • Hyphenation: Os‧kar

Proper noun[edit]

Oskar

  1. A male given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Oscar, ultimately of Gaelic origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Oskar

  1. A male given name.

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Oscar, ultimately of Gaelic origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Oskar

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Became very fashionable in 19th century, as the name (Oscar) 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.