US Popularity:3060
Other Origin(s):German, Irish, Norse
Meaning:Deer friend; Friend of the deer; God's spear
Oskar is a masculine name with plenty of roots and meanings for baby to use as inspiration. It acts like a Swiss, German, and Scandinavian spelling for the name Oscar, making for a fun, cultural spin on a classic moniker. Because Switzerland has strong connections with its close neighbor Germany, and has strong trading partnerships with various Scandinavian countries, you’ll find plenty of influence in Swiss names like Oskar. Switzerland also has a history of Celtic tribes settling in the country, adding a plenty of Irish influence. Thanks to its Old Irish roots, it translates to “deer friend” or “friend of the deer” and is a lovely way to help baby connect to the natural world. The deer can represent so many different things, from grace and gentleness to speed and strength, giving your little fawn plenty of inspiration. Oskar can also come from the Old Norse name Ásgeirr, meaning “god’s spear.” Whether your little one’s preferred weapon is their spear or their antlers, the name Oskar is sure to give them a fighting spirit from the start.

Oskar Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Oskar is currently #2575 on The Bump
Boy:Oskar is currently #792 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Oskar is currently #3060 in U.S. births
Boy:Oskar is currently #1000 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 185
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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