[ 2 syll. o-ma, om-a ] The baby girl name Oma is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced UW-Maa- †.
1: Oma's language of origin is African-Bini. It is predominantly used in Dutch, English, and German. The meaning of Oma is 'a large tree'.
Forms of Oma include the names Omah and Omma.
2: Oma's language of origin is Arabic. Here, it means 'commander'.
See also the related categories, tree (forest), english, bini, dutch, arabic, and german.
Oma is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1901 with 0.046% of baby girls being named Oma. It was #276 in rank then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Oma was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Oma include Uma, Oona, Eun, Eun Hee, Eun Mi, Juin, Juine, Umay, Umi, Una, Unna, Omana, Aumoe, Oonagh, and Am.
† English pronunciation for Oma: UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"