Given Name UME

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Japanese
OTHER SCRIPTS: , etc. (Japanese Kanji)
PRONOUNCED: OO-ME  [details]

Meaning & History

From Japanese (ume) meaning "Japanese apricot, plum" (refers specifically to the species Prunus mume). In Japan the ume blossom is regarded as a symbol of spring and a ward against evil. Different kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
OTHER READINGS: Mei (Chinese), Mai (Vietnamese)


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Entry updated May 31, 2018