Kafr Buhum town located in middle of Syria and administratively belong to Hama Governorate.
All sources indicate that the current name of the town is derived from :
The first part of the name is (Kfar) in the Syriac language means "farm" or "village"
The second part has several possible meanings, including:
• A Plural of the word Pehmi that in the Syriac language means "rock".
• Buhum In the Syriac language means a strong man.
• Kafr Abu in the Syriac language means "large house".
• Kafr Ebham: Ebham is Arabic word means "thumb", this name is coming from a thumb of Saint George, which is existing in the Saint George Church in the town