Oscar boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Hawaiian: Divine strength
  2. Old Norse: Divine spear

First name variations: Oke, Osgood, Oskar, Oszk√°r

Last name origin & meaning:

Scandinavian and English: from the personal name Oscar, which is of Gaelic origin, composed of the elements os ‘deer’ + cara ‘friend’. The personal name owes its popularity in Scandinavia and elsewhere to the Ossian poems of James MacPherson (1760), which enjoyed a great vogue in the latter part of the 18th century.

Famous people with this first name: Oscar de la Hoya

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Gillian Anderson, Oscar de la Hoya, Hugh Jackman

This name appears in the following lists: Olympic Medalists, Presidents' Kids

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