Soma

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Hungarian
Meaning: “dogwood.”
(SHUH-maw)

The name is derived from the Hungarian plant word, som, which means “dogwood.”

In earlier times, it was used as a vernacular form of Cornelius as the Latin name for the dogwood is cornus.

The designated name-day in Hungary is July 3.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/7.php
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornus_(genus)
  3. http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soma