Gender Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 弓, 由美, 友美, 弓美, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. YOO-MEE  [key·IPA]

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

Same SpellingYu-Mi
User SubmissionsYūmi, Yumi

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Entry updated April 25, 2021