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Name Óscar

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Languages of use:Spanish
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Oscar, Oskar, Óskar, Ascan, Fosca, Omar, Oskari, Osman, Ostara, Otmar     Details
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About Oskar, the group of names with the same origin as Óscar

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 2013,  20:Óscar Peru 2015,  21:Oskari Finland/Finnish 2008,  24:Óskar Iceland 2003 to 2007,  39:Ásgeir Iceland 2015,  44:Asger Denmark 2002
Old/original forms:Asgeirr Old Icelandic
Name variants:Ansgar, Ásgeir, Asger, Oscar, Óscar, Oskar, Óskar, Oskari   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Óscar

Ecuador prevalence 2013 34
Mexico 2011 69
Peru prevalence 2015 20
Spain prevalence 2015 40
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