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

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Origin and Meaning of Ouma

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Germany says the name Ouma means "King Horse" and is of Japanese origin.
  • A user from South Carolina, United States says the name Ouma is of Japanese origin and means "Horse king".
Other origins: African and Nigerian

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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ouma

Kassim Ouma is a boxer. Kassim was born on December 12th, 1978 in Kampala, Uganda.


Maurice Ouma is a cricketer. Maurice was born on November 8th, 1982 in Kenya.


Francis Ouma is a soccer player for the Sony Sugar F.C., Mathare United F.C., Azam F.C., S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, G.D. Tourizense, Sofapaka F.C., and Kenya national football team. Francis was born on March 23rd, 1988 in Kenya.



Kevin Ouma is an athlete for the Mathare United F.C.


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International Interest for Ouma

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ouma U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 91.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ouma

People with the last name Ouma are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ouma

  • How Popular is the name Ouma? As a last name Ouma was the 120,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ouma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ouma is Sunday, August 2nd, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Ouma? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ouma. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ouma: Your name in reverse order is Amuo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ouma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 143 people with the last name Ouma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ouma? Ouma 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).
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