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Name Oskar

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About the name Oskar in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German
Topics:Asteroid 750 Oskar, discovered 1913
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Óskar, Oscar, Óscar, Oskari, Askan, Iska, Joska, Makar, Omar, Osman     Details
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About Oskar, the group of names with the same origin as Oskar

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
Old/original forms:Asgeirr Old Icelandic
Name variants:Ansgar, Ásgeir, Asger, Oscar, Óscar, Oskar, Óskar, Oskari   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Oskar

SeriesGraphRankings
Austria 2014 58
DenmarkGraph1999 371996 49
EstoniaGraph2015 9,  2014 15,  2013 9
NorwayGraph2015 31,  2014 272013 31,  2012 28,  2011 41,  2010 34,  2009 46,  2008 45,  2007 43,  2006 46,  2005 50,  2004 48,  2003 58,  2002 45,  2001 57,  2000 62,  1999 83,  1998 80,  1997 90
Poland/WarsawGraph2015 28,  2014 29,  2013 31,  2012 27,  2011 27,  2010 25,  2009 192008 24
ScotlandGraph2015 186,  2014 1602010 195,  2009 171
SloveniaGraph2015 192014 26,  2013 33,  2012 36,  2011 41
Sweden prevalence 2014 25
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 1772013 184
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