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Gender Feminine
Scripts उमा(Sanskrit, Hindi) ఉమా(Telugu) ಉಮಾ(Kannada) ഉമാ(Malayalam) உமா(Tamil)

Meaning & History

Means "flax" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati. In Hindu texts it is said to derive from the Sanskrit exclamation उ मा (u ma) meaning "O (child), do not (practice austerities)!", which was addressed to Parvati by her mother.

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