Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɔt.maʁ/(German) /ˈot.mar/(Czech)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Audamar, which was derived from Old Frankish aud or Old High German ot meaning "wealth, fortune" combined with mari meaning "famous". This was the name of an 8th-century Swiss saint, an abbot of Saint Gall.

Related Names

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


Name Days

Austria: September 9
Austria: November 1
Austria: November 16
Czechia: November 16


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 198.
Entry updated April 23, 2024