What does Uma mean?
Uma [uma] as a girls' name is pronounced OO-mah. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Uma is "do not; flax or turmeric". One of the names of the Indian goddess Sakti, wife of Shiva, in her guise as light. Also a Hebrew name meaning "nation". Actress Uma Thurman.
Uma has 1 variant: Ooma.Creative forms:
(female) Umai, Ura, ..
(male) Umah, Uman, .. Middle name pairings:
Uma Maliyah (U.M.), ..
How popular is Uma?
Uma is a rare first name for women. Uma is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Uma has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Uma is pronounced similarly to Aimy, Ama, Amaia, Amaya▲, Amee, Amey, Ami▼, Amia▲, Amiah, Amie▼, Amiya▲, Amma, Amy▼, Amya, Amye, Aymi, Ema, Emma▼, Emmi, Emmy▲, Ima▼, Oma▼ and Yuma. Other recommended names are Uda, Ula, Una▼ and Uta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Uma.See names in meaning and etymology.