Given Name OTMAR

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AWT-mar (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Audamar, which was derived from the elements aud "wealth, fortune" and mari "famous". This was the name of an 8th-century Swiss saint, an abbot of Saint Gall.
VARIANTS: Othmar, Ottmar, Ottomar (German), Audamar, Othmar (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ademaro (Italian), Ademar (Portuguese), Ademir (Portuguese (Brazilian))

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 198


athletes, fame, saints, wealth, world leaders
Entry updated May 31, 2018