Its source is an Arabic expression meaning "Flourishing."
This boy's name is used in Kiswahili.
The name Omari ranked 814th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics.
When written in Latin characters, this name takes a number of forms, including Umar, Omar and Omer.
Given their common Arabic origin, a famous namesake of all these forms is Umar ibn-al-Khattab. Umar was one of the most celebrated caliphs of Islam. Considered the architect of the Islamic state, he guided the caliphate through a period of extensive conquest in the seventh century.
Despite his great power, his personal habits remained modest. During a terrible famine, to take one example, he refused all nourishment in excess of the pittance available to his poorest subjects.