First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Huma mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Huma

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from India says the name Huma means "Phoenix, bird of heaven, mythological bird in iran folklore signifying good luck, fortune and happiness, lives in secluded areas and when flies to city fills it with happiness, shadow of huma is said to bring kingship on whom it falls" and is of Persian or Iranian origin.
  • A user from Canada says the name Huma is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "Huma is the name of a mythical bird from Iranian legends and fables. It is a common name in countries including Iran, Afganistan, and Pakistan.".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Huma means "Bird" and is of Arabic origin.
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit) and Arabian

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Notable Persons Named Huma

Huma was given the name Huma Mahmood Abedin on July 28th, 1976 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Huma is also known as هما محمود عابدين; Abedin and Huma Mahmood.


Huma Qureshi is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Huma was given the name Huma Saleem Qureshi on July 28th, 1986 in New Delhi, India.


Hüma Hatun is royalty. She was most prominent from 1444 to 1446.


Huma Bhabha is an artist. Huma was born in Karachi.


Huma Mulji is a visual artist. Huma was born in 1970 in Karachi, Pakistan.


Huma was born on April 2nd, 1992.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Huma

Ramogi Huma is an executive director of the national college players association and executive director of the national college players association (ncpa).


Mathayo Huma is an athlete for the Ventura County Fusion.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Huma U.S.
  White 14.69% 64.26%
  African American 13.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 22.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Huma

People with the last name Huma are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Huma

  • How Popular is the name Huma? Huma is the 25,518th most popular name of all time. As a last name Huma was the 120,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Huma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 221 babies born with the first name Huma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Huma to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Huma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Huma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Huma is Saturday, March 3rd, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Huma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Huma was in 1980 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Huma Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Huma is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Huma: Your name in reverse order is Amuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amuh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Huma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 143 people with the last name Huma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Huma? Huma is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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