Type Country
Scripts Оман(Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian Cyrillic) Ομάν(Greek) Օման(Armenian) ओमान(Hindi) ওমান(Bengali) โอมาน(Thai) 오만(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced Pron. o-MAHN(English, Hindi) o-MAN(English, German, Dutch, Romanian, Thai, Indonesian) AW-MAN(French) AW-MAHN(French) oo-MAN(Catalan) AW-man(Polish) u-MAN(Russian) aw-MAHN(Armenian) O-MAN(Korean)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Arabic عمان ('Uman), probably from the name of an ancient town called Omana by the Roman author Pliny the Elder in the 1st century. It can probably be identified with the modern city of Suhar, and is from an Arabic root meaning "to settle, to remain, to dwell". This is the name of a country on the southeastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOmani(Albanian) Uman(Arabic) Omán(Czech) Uman(Dhivehi) Omaan(Estonian) Omani(Georgian) Omán(Hungarian) Omān(Japanese) Omāna(Latvian) Omanas(Lithuanian) Uman(Pashto) Uman(Persian) Omã(Portuguese) Omán(Slovak) Omán(Spanish) Umman(Turkish)
Same SpellingOmán, Omān
User SubmissionsÓman, Ô-man
Entry added June 9, 2023