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Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Oskar. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1930 or after 1995

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Eastern Germany

Variant Spelling

Origin and Meaning

1) Derived from Old Norse, combination of 'god' and 'spear'

2) Irish name, combination of Irish Gaelic os = 'deer' and cara/caraid = 'friend, relative'

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