Uma is a given name in various cultures.

In India, it is the name of the Hindu goddess, who is more commonly known as Parvati. In Sanskrit the word umā can further mean "tranquillity", "splendour", "fame" and "night".[1]

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  1. ^ Monier-Williams, Monier (1899). A Sanskrit-English dictionary : etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 978-0-19-864308-1.