Oscar

Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #178 in 2013 and #183 in 2014.

Famous People

Oscar Isaac (Movie Actor), Oscar Robertson (Basketball Player), Oscar Nunez (TV Actor), Oscar Micheaux (Writer), Oscar Zeta Acosta (Writer), Oscar Brand (Singer), Oscar Hijuelos (Writer), Oscar Polk (Movie Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Irish Osgar, from os ‎(“deer”) + cara ‎(“friend”); resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden. It can also be explained by Old English ōs ‎(“god”) and gār ‎(“spear”) (see Oswald).

Meaning(s):

-A statuette awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

-The letter ''O'' in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

-( male name -comes from the Irish language-).

-(label en informal) An Academy Award.

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a variant spelling of Oskar.

In Swedish

Origin: From English Oscar. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1803.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a variant spelling of Oskar.

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a variant spelling of Oskar.

In Portuguese

Meaning(s):

-(Oscar) (male)

In Translingual

Meaning(s):

-The letter O in the ICAO spelling alphabet.