Uma name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Sanskrit
Usage: Arabic, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Sanskrit, Sikh, Tamil, Telugu, Indian, English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Bengali and Oriya
Pronunciation: OO-ma
Meaning: Goddess Parvati, Nation, Flax, Oh, Do Not! and Shortest Name for Goddess Parvathy
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What does Uma mean?

Uma means Goddess Parvati, Nation, Flax, Oh, Do Not! or Shortest Name for Goddess Parvathy is used in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Norwegian, English, Hindi, Sikh, Danish, Sanskrit, Oriya, Finnish, Malayalam, Indian, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Arabic and Swedish and commonly is aimed at girls came from Sanskrit.

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How do I pronounce Uma?

The most common way to pronounce one syllabled Uma is OO-ma. The pronunciation choose to emphasis on first OO syllable. u-ma is the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Uma

Umah, Umma

How popular is the name Uma?

Uma is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1961 and was able to reach the top 3000 names. In 2006, it ranked 2327th when 81 girl were named Uma.

Over 1424 people have been named Uma in United States. Uma is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 1000 names.

In 2007, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 987 on girl names chart when 30 babies were named Uma. There are over 468 babies that have been given the name Uma in England and Wales.

Uma is an uncommon baby name in France, its highest ever rank is 1593 (2007) in its 16 years run on France naming chart. Over 209 babies in France have been named Uma.

However things change on global perspective, Uma is extremely popular in India where every 1 in 2000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Nepal, Yemen, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Thailand.

At least, 1180000 people globally have carried Uma as their given name according to our estimate.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Uma in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Uma

You are attentive to details and hard-working. What truly matters is love, friends, family and inner peace and joy. The rest is temporary. It's so hard to find someone who fights for true values and doesn't pretend to be something he's not. You find motivation in the most unusual places and people. Number 4 as your personality no reflects your responsible and determinative nature. You want to achieve great things in life but without much effort.

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  •  Isha - Infrequent unisex name Isha means "The Female Energy or Woman" which came from Sanskrit is used specifically in Indian, Assamese and Hindi
  •  Nasifah - Girl name Nasifah is used in Sindhi and Arabic, meaning of Nasifah is "Just or Equitable"
  •  Haani means Delighted or Pleasant is majorly used in Hindi and Arabic is used as a gender insensitive name
  •  Kushad - Kushad's meaning is Talented aimed at boys is used especially in Malayalam, Gujarati and Marathi

Famous people named Uma

  • Uma Sambanthan, wife of the late Tun V.T. Sambanthan
  • Uma Narayan, Indian feminist scholar
  • Uma Chowdhry, American chemist whose career has been spent
  • Uma Thurman, American actress and model
  • Uma Bharti, Indian politician
  • Uma Pemmaraju, American anchor and host on the Fox News Channel cable network
  • Uma Blasini, Puerto Rican beauty pageant titleholder
  • Uma Aaltonen, Finnish author, journalist
  • Umang Jain in Love Breakups Zindagi as Actress
  • Uma Masome in Rubbing the Right Spot as Actress
  • Uma Anand, from 1946 drama flick Neecha Nagar, who played Maya.
  • Uma Shankari characterized key role of N in 2001 comedy and horror flick Ammo Bomma.
  • In 2007, Uma Khouny characterized the role of Mustafah Saleh in action, comedy flick Agent X44.
  • In 1992 thriller film, Jawani Ke Sapne, Uma Maheshwari portrayed N.

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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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