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  1. Omarnoun

    Omar bin al-Khattab, second Islamic caliph or rightly guided caliph. Father-in-law and companion of Muhammad. Father of Hafsa. One of the ashara mubashara, ten companions or sahaba promised paradise. He was given the title farooq, meaning the one who distinguishes between right and wrong, by the prophet Muhammad. Commonly referred to as amir al-mumineen meaning commander of the faithful.

  2. Omarnoun

    A male given name from Persian

  3. Etymology: 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.


  1. omar

    Arzanah Airport (ICAO: OMAR) is a small private airfield operated by the Zakum Development Company and serves the oil field at Arzanah, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Omar

    the successor of Abu-Bekr, and the second Caliph from 634 to 644; was at first a persecutor of the Faithful, but underwent in 615 a sudden conversion like Said, with a like result; was vizier of Abu-Bekr before he succeeded him; swept and subdued Syria, Persia, and Egypt with the sword in the name of Allah, but is accused of having burned the rich library of Alexandria on the plea that it contained books hostile to the faith of Islam; he was an austere man, and was assassinated by a Persian slave whose wrongs he refused to redress.

Editors Contribution

  1. Omar

    Omar means ocean.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 21, 2020  

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  1. OMAR

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Omar is ranked #4631 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Omar surname appeared 7,660 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Omar.

    50.4% or 3,866 total occurrences were Black.
    32.5% or 2,491 total occurrences were White.
    6.2% or 478 total occurrences were Asian.
    5.5% or 427 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    5% or 383 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.2% or 15 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for omar »

  1. moar

  2. mora

  3. Amor

  4. roam

  5. Roma

  6. maro

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of omar in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of omar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of omar in a Sentence

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    Ilhan Omar kind of presided over the situation, Ilhan Omar relished it, Ilhan Omar took it in.

  2. Ezra Levant:

    When Omar Khadr was captured, the U.S. seized home movie propaganda videos of Omar Khadr building IEDs, etc. There is no doubt Omar Khadr was Omar Khadr.

  3. Ezra Levant:

    Omar Khadr is still an Al Qaeda asset, i doubt Omar Khadr will commit any more murders, because Omar Khadr is much more valuable to them as a symbol — a symbol of Al Qaeda’s moral righteousness ; a symbol that you can be a terrorist, be caught and convicted but still be back on the street in a few years. Omar Khadr is being ‘ normalized. ’.

  4. Mullah Mohammad Omar:

    When Mullah Omar was alive, he maintained a public distance from al Qaeda that his successor Mullah Mansour has not, i think this is in part because Mansour lacks the legitimacy of Omar.

  5. Omar Bradley:

    Wilkie also served in the Pentagon under Donald Rumsfeld, worked for Condoleezza Rice and had years of experience on Capitol Hill working for Sens. Thom Tillis and Trent Lott. In his new office, Wilkie now hangs a portrait of Gen. Omar Bradley, the first secretary of Veterans Affairs after World War II, and has chosen Bradley's desk as his own. Omar Bradley was tasked with changing VA to accommodate 11 million soldiers coming off active duty and into Veterans Affairs ranks, he was really a visionary.

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