Given Name YUMI

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Japanese
OTHER SCRIPTS: 弓, 由美, 友美, 弓美, etc. (Japanese Kanji)
PRONOUNCED: YOO-MEE  [details]

Meaning & History

From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause", (yu) meaning "friend" or a nanori reading of (yu) meaning "archery bow" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.

Related Names

USER SUBMISSION: Yu-mi

Categories

authors, beautiful, beauty, Blue Spring Ride characters, Chobits characters, City Hunter characters, Death Note characters, Fancy Lala characters, uncommon late Edo Period names, weapons
Entry updated July 2, 2017