Name: Uma

Origin and Meaning of the Name Uma

  • Meaning:
    Flax; luminous
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (OO mah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Uma)
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Miscellaneous Info for Uma

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  • Used in:
    English and Hindi speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Sanskrit name meaning "luminous or serene". Uma is also a name of the Goddess Parvati, derived from "U, ma!": "O (child), do not (practice austerities)!"

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