Umar - boys name

Umar name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Umar name meaning:

The name Umar is derived from Arabic origins and holds significant cultural and historical importance. Umar is an Arabic name meaning "prosperity" or "life." It is a popular name among Muslim families, as it was the name of the second caliph of Islam, Umar ibn Al-Khattab. Umar ibn Al-Khattab was known for his wisdom, justice, and strong leadership skills. He played a crucial role in spreading Islam and expanding the Muslim empire.

The name Umar carries a sense of responsibility and leadership. It is often given to baby boys with the hope that they will grow up to embody the qualities of the historical figure Umar ibn Al-Khattab. Umar is a name that signifies strength, determination, and success. It is believed that individuals named Umar tend to be confident, ambitious, and have strong moral values. The name Umar reflects the aspirations and desires of parents who want their sons to thrive in life and make a positive impact on those around them.

Origin: Arabic

Old Arabic name. Second Khalifah of Islam. Age. Lifetime. Also a variant of Omar: Life. Long living.

Related names

Omar , Umar

Other boys names beginning with U


Overall UK ranking: 249 out of 4789

188 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Umar

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