Name Oskar Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Oskar


Oskar is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Oskar?

Oskar is a German, Polish, Slovene and Scandinavian form of the name Oscar, which may be derived from the Old English name Osgar or the Old German name Ansgar or the Old Norse name ÁsgæiRR. Besides, Oscar is a name of Irish origin. In the Irish mythology, Oscar is the son of Fionn and Niamh.

What does the name Oskar mean?

Oskar means “God’s spear” (from Old High German “ans” Old English “os” or Old Norse “áss” = God + Old High German/Old English “gēr” or Old Norse “geirr” = spear). Besides, Oskar means “deer friend” or “deer lover” (from Irish “os” = deer + “cara” = friend/lover).

Pronunciation of Oskar

Variants of the name Oskar

Oscar Óscar

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Popularity of the name Oskar

The name Oskar is ranked #122 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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