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Oma

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oma

"Oma" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Giver of Life". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. grandma, granny, nan
  2. any elderly woman

Notable Persons Named Oma

Oma Ichimura is a voice actor.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 18 18 0
1881 19 19 0
1882 33 33 0
1883 34 34 0
1884 42 42 0
1885 27 27 0
1886 39 39 0
1887 46 46 0
1888 65 65 0
1889 71 71 0
1890 68 68 0
1891 66 66 0
1892 72 72 0
1893 83 83 0
1894 90 84 6
1895 85 85 0
1896 97 97 0
1897 90 90 0
1898 113 113 0
1899 101 101 0
1900 116 116 0
1901 117 117 0
1902 122 122 0
1903 126 126 0
1904 111 111 0
1905 133 133 0
1906 125 125 0
1907 129 129 0
1908 132 132 0
1909 139 139 0
1910 134 134 0
1911 125 125 0
1912 164 164 0
1913 176 171 5
1914 189 189 0
1915 284 279 5
1916 294 284 10
1917 233 223 10
1918 291 284 7
1919 250 245 5
1920 282 273 9
1921 268 262 6
1922 233 224 9
1923 247 236 11
1924 259 251 8
1925 253 243 10
1926 202 197 5
1927 188 180 8
1928 184 176 8
1929 185 180 5
1930 175 168 7
1931 162 152 10
1932 164 164 0
1933 152 147 5
1934 120 120 0
1935 115 109 6
1936 105 105 0
1937 126 120 6
1938 119 119 0
1939 122 122 0
1940 99 99 0
1941 87 87 0
1942 92 92 0
1943 71 71 0
1944 72 72 0
1945 66 66 0
1946 46 46 0
1947 61 61 0
1948 73 68 5
1949 55 55 0
1950 41 41 0
1951 58 53 5
1952 52 52 0
1953 38 38 0
1954 40 40 0
1955 43 43 0
1956 36 36 0
1957 28 28 0
1958 31 31 0
1959 24 24 0
1960 25 25 0
1961 20 20 0
1962 21 21 0
1963 18 18 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 14 14 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 18 18 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 12 7 5
1974 12 12 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 10 5 5
1977 6 6 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 7 7 0
1983 7 7 0
1985 10 10 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 5 5 0
1993 9 9 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 7 7 0
2002 5 5 0
2003 6 6 0
2008 5 5 0

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Popularity of Oma as a first name

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Popularity of Oma as a last name

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Common last names for Oma

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Fun Facts about the name Oma

  • How Popular is the name Oma? Oma is the 2,511th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Oma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,760 babies born with the first name Oma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Oma to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Oma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oma is Friday, September 20th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Oma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oma was in 1916 with a total of 284 babies.
  • Random Oma Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Oma is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Oma: Your name in reverse order is Amo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Moa. How do you pronounce that?

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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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