Scripts 美枝, 美江, 美恵, 美栄, 三枝, 三重, 実枝, 未恵, etc.(Japanese Kanji) みえ(Japanese Hiragana) ミエ(Japanese Katakana)
Other Forms FormsMiye (variant transcription); みゑ/ミヱ (Miwe)
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Meaning & History
Combination of a mi kanji, like 美 meaning "beauty," 三 meaning "three," 実 meaning "seed; fruit" or 未, referring to the sign of the Sheep, and an e kanji, such as 枝 meaning "branch, bough," 江 meaning "inlet, bay," 恵 meaning "wisdom," 栄 meaning "glory, prosperity" or 重, normally used as a counter for layers in the hito-futa-mi counting system as seen in the combination 三重 meaning "triple, threefold, three-ply."Bearers of this name include figure skating coach and former competitor Mie Hamada (濱田 美栄) (1959-), actress, voice actress and singer Mie Sonozaki (園崎 未恵) (1973-) and former actress Mie Hama (浜 美枝) (1943-).