Omar

Esau's grandson and the chieftain of an Edomite clan in the Old Testament. Linked with 12th century Persian poet Omar Khayyam, best-known for writing the "Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam." Also associated with Egyptian-born actor and international bridge player Omar Sharif. A top 200 name since 1988.

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Arabic
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Male
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Prince Omar Rashid ("The Bold and the Beautiful" character)
Omar Bradley (general)
Omar Epps (actor)
Omar Omidyar (eBay founder)
Omar Moreno (baseball player)
Omar Little ("The Wire" character)
Omar Gooding (actor)
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