Yma is commonly used as a feminine name and the meaning of Yma is ‘how beautiful!’. The name's meaning comes with an exclamation, showing surprise for extraordinary beauty and charm. The name Yma is usually associated with a ‘beautiful flower,’ ‘beautiful gift,’ or ‘beautiful one.’ Some nicknames from Yma are Ima, Mya, Amy and Yims. A unique fact about the name is it reads as ‘Amy’ when spelt backwards. Yma is predominantly common among people living in the countries like Indonesia, Peru, Germany, and France. The name Yma is not common, but it is generally used by girls. Yma is also a very popular surname. The name variant of Yma is ‘Ima’, a name of Nigerian origin. The name gained a lot of popularity across Europe in the '50s with the rise of the Peruvian singer, Yma Sumac, widely known for her vocal range. Another famous figure bearing the name is Yma Johnson, a Sierra Leonean writer. The name Yma was featured as a character in the Star Wars film franchise. People called Yma are believed to be pretty, outgoing, optimistic, and caring. They find it easy to communicate with others which makes them friendly. They are also said to be independent and passionate, so they are not afraid to go after what they want.
Yma is most often associated with the gender: female.
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Spelling Of Yma
Y-M-A, 3-letter female given name.