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Omar (also spelled Omer or Umar) is a given name of Arabic origin that may refer to:


  • Omar (name), people with the given name or surname Omar, Omer, Umar, or Umer
  • Omar Lye-Fook (born 1968), British soul singer known professionally as Omar
  • Ilhan Omar, an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district.


United States[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

  • Omar Isaiah Betts, nicknamed "Snot Boogie", the murder victim featured in the pilot episode of The Wire, titled "The Target"
  • Omar Little, a fictional stick-up man who robs drug dealers on the HBO drama series The Wire, portrayed by Michael K. Williams. Omar is also the first name of the murder victim in season 1, nicknamed "Snotboggie"
  • The Omar, a society of cyborgs in the computer game Deus Ex: Invisible War
  • Umar (Marvel Comics), the other-dimensional mother-in-law of Doctor Strange in the Marvel Universe


Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Omagh, the county town of County Tyrone in Northern Ireland