Meaning and Origin
What does the name Yi mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- A submission from California, U.S. says the name Yi means "Pure capitalist benefit with no reprecussions" and is of Chinese origin.
- A Loloish language
From Mandarin 彝 (yí).
- Any of a family of Tibeto-Burman languages spoken by this people.
- An ethnic group who live primarily in mountainous areas of southwest China.
Borrowed from Korean 이 (I) (based on the South Korean spelling), hanja: 李, also spelled 리 (Ri), especially in North Korea.
- A Korean surname. Equivalent to Chinese 李 (Lǐ)
Borrowed from Mandarin 易 (yì).
- A surname.
Yi was also found in the following language(s): Translingual