Meaning & History
From Chinese 武 (wǔ) meaning "military, martial" (which is generally only masculine) or 务 (wù) meaning "affairs, business", as well as other characters that are pronounced similarly. This was the name of several Chinese rulers, including the 2nd-century BC emperor Wu of Han (name spelled 武) who expanded the empire and made Confucianism the state philosophy.
Traditional depiction of Emperor Wu of Han
People think this name is
classic mature strong simple
Entry updated December 14, 2019