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The first name 
Sumaia

Sumaia is a female first name.

Sumaia – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Sumaia has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one girl in 100,000 has been named Sumaia. That means that a girl named Sumaia is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name her whole life.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Sumaia

Sumaia has 6 letters 
and begins with an S

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter S is a very popular first letter for girls' names. That’s because 9.3% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letter A is more common for girls' names.

With six letters, the name Sumaia is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 9.3% of all girls' names start with an S, this initial letter occurs nearly three times as often as all other letters on average. And by the way: Of all the girls' names that start with an S, Susan is the most common.

Other names with 
S, u, m, a, i and a

If you take all the letters in the name Sumaia – S, u, m, a, i and a – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Amaius.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Sumaia

If your name is Sumaia and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Sumaia

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Sumaia, you can simply say:

Sun

Unicorn

Mouse

Apple

Igloo

Apple

This is how the name Sumaia is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Sumaia in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Sumaia

Sumaia

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Sumaia

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Sumaia is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

S
U
M
A
I
A

Have you ever waved the name Sumaia

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

S
U
M
A
I
A

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Sumaia sounds like this: