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.

Categories

authors, Chobits characters, uncommon late Edo Period names

Related Names

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