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PronouncedPron.AWT-mar German

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.
VariantsOthmar, Ottmar, Ottomar German Audamar, Othmar Ancient Germanic
Other Languages & CulturesAdemaro Italian Ademar Portuguese Ademir Portuguese (Brazilian)

Sources & References

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


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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute