Soumya (Sanskrit: सौम्य), is an Indian given name. It means 'born of Soma'. Soma (Sanskrit: सोम) is Chandra (Sanskrit: चन्द्र) and Soumya therefore means Budha . But Soumya also means Shubhagrahas or benefics as opposed to Papagrahas or malefic. 
Soumya is one of the nine regions of Bharatavarsha according to the Brahma Purana. The names of eight of these regions are Indradvipa, Kaserumana, Tamraparna, Gabhastimana, Nagadvipa, Soumya, Gandharva and Varuna.
Soumya is one of the Vasara (days of the week) Wednesday: Soumya Vasara
Notable people known by this name
- Soumya Sankar Bose (born 1990), Indian Artist and Photographer
- Soumya Bhattacharya (born 1969), Indian journalist and author
- Soumya Ranjan Patnaik (born 1952), founder and editor of Oriya daily Sambad
- Soumya Sarkar (born 1993), Bangladeshi cricketer
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- Sankalpam and its meaning
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