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Name Group Oskar

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Group info:
Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin:Old Norse two-element name
 became well-known through the Poems of Ossian (with Oscar the son of Ossian) by James McPherson in the 18th century
 popular name for kings of Sweden
Words:as = the ase (an Old Norse deity), the deity  Old Icelandic
 geirr = the spear  Old Icelandic
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:Oscar Sweden 2010,  9:Oskar Estonia 2015,  20:Óscar Peru 2015,  21:Oskari Finland/Finnish 2008,  24:Óskar Iceland 2003 to 2007,  39:Ásgeir Iceland 2015,  44:Asger Denmark 2002
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
German Ansgar, Oskar
English Oscar
Italian Oscar
Spanish Óscar
French Oscar
Scandinavian Ansgar, Asger
Finnish Oskari
Old Icelandic Asgeirr
Icelandic Ásgeir, Óskar
Name variants:

9 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
AnsgarGerman, Scandinavian
ÁsgeirIcelandic
AsgeirrOld Icelandic
AsgerScandinavian
OscarItalian, English, French
ÓscarSpanish
OskarGerman
ÓskarIcelandic
OskariFinnish