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What does Zuma mean?

Zuma Pronunciation of Zuma [zu-ma] as a girls' name has its root in Arabic, and the meaning of Zuma is "peace". Zuma is an alternate spelling of Zulema (Arabic): transcription of Salome.

Associated with: arabic, peace.


4 alternative forms via Zulema: Zuleima, Zuleyma, Zulima and Zulma.

Creative forms:
(female) Zahma, Zuna, ..

(male) Zumai, Zuman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zuma Rose (Z.R.), ..

How popular is Zuma?

Zuma is a rare first name for females. Zuma is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Zuma reached its peak rank of #1812 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Zulema is the only other prominent related form of Zuma. These forms of Zuma reached the peak of their popularity 2 decades ago (median #1758).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zuma, Zulema in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zuma and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zuma is pronounced similarly to Cima, Cyma, Sami, Samia, Samma, Samya, Seema, Sima, Simah, Soma and Syma. Other suggested similar names are Alma, Aluma, Ama, Amma, Asma, Bama, Cama, Chuma, Dama, Edma, Elma, Ema, Emma, Erma, Esma, Fima, Fruma, Hema, Ima, Irma, Jama, Kama, Mima, Oma, Ooma, Osma, Ozma, Pama, Pima, Rama, Rima, Roma, Tama, Toma, Uma, Yuma, Zada, Zana, Zara, Zea, Zeba, Zelma, Zena, Zeta, Zia, Zila, Zina, Zita, Ziva, Zoia, Zola, Zona, Zora, Zoya, Zuba, Zubah, Zuni, Zyna and Zyta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zuma.

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