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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AWT-mar(German)
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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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