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Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 宙也, 宙耶, 佑允, 佑伸, 佑也, 佑夜, 優雅, 優哉, 優也, 優矢, 勇允, 勇伸, 勇也, 友允, 友哉, 友也, 友野, 幽也, 悠允, 悠也, 悠夜, 悠弥, 悠彌, 憂也, 有哉, 有也, 湧也, 由哉, 由也, 祐允, 祐哉, 祐也, 祐矢, 祐彌, 裕哉, 裕也, 裕矢, 遊也, 雄哉, 雄也, 雄矢, 夕也, 夕夜, 夕耶, 侑哉, 侑弥, 勇弥, 悠哉, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. YUU:-YAH  [key]
Other Forms FormsYuya, Yūya

Meaning & History

From Japanese 宙 (yuu) meaning "mid-air", 佑 (yuu) meaning "help, assist", 優 (yuu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 勇 (yuu) meaning "brave", 友 (yuu) meaning "friend", 幽 (yuu) meaning "seclude, confine to a room, deep, profound, secluded, faint, dark, tranquil, calm", 悠 (yuu) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 憂 (yuu) meaning "melancholy, grieve, lament, be anxious, sad, unhappy", 有 (yuu) meaning "exist", 湧 (yuu) meaning "boil, ferment, seethe, uproar, breed", 由 (yuu) meaning "wherefore, a reason", 祐 (yuu) meaning "help", 裕 (yuu) meaning "abundant, rich", 遊 (yuu) meaning "play", 雄 (yuu) meaning "hero, manly", 夕 (yuu) meaning "evening" or 侑 (yuu) meaning "help, assist, repay kindness" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also", 耶 (ya), an interjection, 允 (ya) meaning "license, sincerity, permit", 伸 (ya) meaning "expand, stretch, extend, lengthen, increase", 夜 (ya) meaning "night", 雅 (ya) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined", 哉 (ya), an exclamation, 矢 (ya) meaning "dart, arrow", 野 (ya) meaning "area, field", 彌 (ya) meaning "extensive, full, fill, complete" or 弥 (ya) meaning "all the more, increasingly". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Yūya Andō, a professional baseball player from Ōita City, Japan, Yuya Hasegawa, a Japanese baseball player, Yuya Ishii, a Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in Japan's Pacific League, Yuya Horihata, a Japanese swimmer, Yuya Matsushita, a Japanese pop and R&B singer and actor under Japanese Dream Records, Yūya Oikawa, a Japanese speed skater, Yuya Osako, a Japanese footballer playing for 1. FC Köln, Yuya Oshima, a Japanese table tennis player, Yuya Uchida, a Japanese singer, record producer, and actor, Yūya Yagira, a Japanese actor and Yuya Taniguchi, a Japanese professional baseball player.
Added 8/27/2016 by cutenose
Edited 6/30/2017 by cutenose