English, Gaelic
Friend of the deer
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Oscar originates in Gaelic languages and means "friend of the deer". As a masculine given name it is popular not only in the United States, but also in other non-English speaking countries. Famous bearers includes the Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde, as well as the American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.

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Oscar Wilde - author
Oscar de la Hoya - boxer
Oscar Robertson - basketball player
Oscar Brown - baseball player
Oscar Levant - musician
Oscar Lua - football player
Oscar Lopez - soccer player

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