Omer - boys name

Omer name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Omer name meaning:

The name Omer is of Hebrew origin and holds several different meanings. One common interpretation is "sheaf of grain" or "bundle of wheat." This meaning is derived from the Hebrew word "omer," which was a unit of measurement used in ancient times to measure grain. Additionally, Omer is mentioned in the Bible as a period of seven weeks or 49 days, which is the time between the Jewish holidays of Passover and Shavuot.

In some cultures, the name Omer is also associated with strength and courage. It is believed to be a variation of the Arabic name Omar, which means "long-lived" or "flourishing." With this interpretation, the name Omer can symbolize resilience and the ability to overcome challenges.

Overall, the name Omer carries a sense of abundance, growth, and endurance. It signifies the fruitful harvest and the passage of time, as well as qualities such as strength and perseverance.

Origin: Arabic

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Overall UK ranking: 695 out of 4789

50 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Omer

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