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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Duma

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  • A submission from Bangladesh says the name Duma means "Cheetah" and is of African origin.
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  1. A legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR

From Russian ду́ма (dúma, “elective legislative assembly; originally: "thought"”).

  1. The lower house of the Federal Assembly, or the Russian national parliament.
  2. A drink mixing wine and vodka, name taken from the above.

duma was also found in the following language(s): Hausa, Hungarian, Latvian, Polish, Portuguese, Swahili, and Zulu

Notable Persons Named Duma

Duma is a comics character.


Duma Boko is a Member of Parliament for, Gaborone Bonnington North, Leader of the Opposition, and Member of Parliamentfor.


Duma was born on June 7th, 1957.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Duma

Duma is a comics character.


Sibusiso was born in 1984 in South Africa.


Juan Ignacio Duma is a soccer player for the Huachipato, Club Universidad de Chile, and Club Deportivo Palestino. Juan was born on December 8th, 1993 in Vedia, Buenos Aires.


Ioan was born in 1896. He died in 1981.


Christian was born on February 5th, 1982.


Sebastian Duma is an athlete for the FC Zalău.


Where is the name Duma popular?

International Interest for Duma

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Duma as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Duma U.S.
  White 78.31% 64.26%
  African American 3.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Duma

People with the last name Duma are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Duma

  • How Popular is the name Duma? As a last name Duma was the 38,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Duma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Duma is Tuesday, May 15th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Duma? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Duma. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Duma: Your name in reverse order is Amud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uamd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Duma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 581 people with the last name Duma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Duma? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Duma as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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