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A celebrity with this name is actress Uma Thurman.
-- astri_parel  6/6/2005
The actress was named Uma because her dad was apparently a professor of Hindu mythology at a university. It's a pretty name.
-- Anonymous User  1/16/2007
Uma Thurman also has three brothers with equally interesting names: Mipam, Dechen and Ganden.
-- nothingshortoftragic  2/23/2007
Uma means one in Portuguese.
-- FairyGirl  6/29/2006
This also means "horse" in Japanese.
-- bschoer10  10/27/2006
Quite an odd name, wouldn't you want to name your child something a little longer and more exiting?
-- bellaboo  11/6/2006
I'd consider this name, but only because of the actress.
-- nothingshortoftragic  1/9/2007
I saw a film with the actress Uma Thurman and thought that it would be a nice name for a baby girl. Two years later I gave birth to a litte girl, which we named Uma Isabella.
-- tina  2/28/2007
I like the name Uma! It will always remind me of Uma Thurman.
-- aquaspirit96  10/5/2007
Uma is Oobi's little sister on the Noggin show for preschoolers.
-- Kerules  4/14/2009
This means "horse" in Japanese. There isn't anything wrong with horses but it's ridiculous on a person, it makes you think of someone who isn't attractive. I have many Japanese friends and they always laugh about the actress' name because it seems so ridiculous. It might work outside of Japan, but I really wouldn't use it.
-- Anonymous User  8/4/2011
In Bosnian Uma is used as a diminutive of Umihana, a feminine name of Arabic origin.
-- overtheclouds  10/13/2012
The name Uma was given to 77 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/18/2013
She wants to dance like Uma Thurman. Good song bad name.
-- Anonymous User  7/12/2015

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