[ 2 syll. u-ma, um-a ] The baby girl name Uma is pronounced as UW-Maa- †. Uma is mainly used in the English and Indian languages, and its language of origin is Sanskrit. The name's meaning is flax.
The names Ooma, Umah, and Umma are variant forms of Uma.
See also the related forms, the Indian Umakanta and the Indian Umapati.
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Uma is an unusual baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Uma include Oma, Umay, Umi, Una, Unna, Eun, Eun Hee, Eun Mi, Juin, Juine, Oona, Aumoe, Omana, Am, and Oonagh.
† Pronunciation for Uma: UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
A famous person named Uma is Actress Uma Thurman, born 29 April 1970, Boston, Massachusetts.