Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 優, 悠, 勇, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. YOO

Meaning & History

From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", () meaning "permanence", () meaning "brave", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesYong(Chinese) Yong(Korean) Dũng(Vietnamese)
Other ReadingsIsamu, Masaru(Japanese)
Same SpellingYu


Entry updated April 25, 2021