syll. u-hu-ra, uh-ura The girl name Uhura is pronounced as UWHHUHRah †. The origin of Uhura is African-Swahili. The name Uhura means freedom. The name Uhera is a form of Uhura.
Uhura is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
† approx English pronunciation for Uhura: UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; UH as in "hood (HH.UH.D)" ; R as in "read (R.IY.D)" ; AH as in "hut (HH.AH.T)"