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What does Uma mean?

Uma Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: goddess, light.

Variations

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Uma name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Uma outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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