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Yui

Last Name
131
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yui mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yui

User Submitted Origins

Japanese
91%
English
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Canada says the name Yui is of Japanese origin and means "Elegant cloth".
  2. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Yui is of Japanese origin and means "Gift of god".
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Wiktionary

Borrowed from Japanese ゆい (Yui).

  1. A Japanese male given name from Japanese
  2. A Japanese female given name from Japanese
  3. A surname​.

Yui was also found in the following language(s): French, Japanese, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Yui

Notable Persons Named Yui

Yui Mizuno

Yui Mizuno is a j-pop and heavy metal music idol, singer, model, and japanese idol. She was most active from 2010 to present. Yui was born on June 20th, 1999 in Kanagawa Prefecture. Yui is also known as Yuimetal and Yuimetal (inBabymetal).

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Yui Hatano

Yui was born Yui Hatano on May 24th, 1988.

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Yui

Yui is a pop music and rock music musician. She plays C. F. Martin & Company, Acoustic-electric guitar, Fender Stratocaster, Squier, and Fender Telecaster. She was most prominent from 2004 to 2004. Yui was born on March 26th, 1987 in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan.

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Yui Aragaki

Yui Aragaki is a pop rock, pop music, and romance film actor, singer-songwriter, model (people), and radio personality. She was most active from 2001 to present. Yui was born on June 11th, 1988 in Naha, Okinawa, Japan.

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Yui Horie

Yui Horie is a voice acting in japan, singing, songwriter, voice actress, and singer. She was most active from 1997 to present. Yui was born on September 20th, 1976 in Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan.

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Yui Ogura

Yui Ogura is a voice actress, idol, actress, and voice acting in japan. She was most active from 2003 to present. Yui was born on August 15th, 1995 in Midori, Gunma, Japan. Yui is also known as 小倉 唯 (Japanese).

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  • Yui Makino
    Voice Actress
  • Yui Kamiji
  • Yui Mitsue
    Military Person
  • Yui Sakai
  • Yui Tomori
    Baseball Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yui

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yui

Yui

Yui is a pop music and rock music musician. She plays C. F. Martin & Company, Acoustic-electric guitar, Fender Stratocaster, Squier, and Fender Telecaster. She was most prominent from 2004 to 2004. Yui was born on March 26th, 1987 in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan.

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Toshiki Yui

Toshiki Yui is a in the field of manga. Toshiki was given the name 唯 登詩樹 in 1956 in Kyoto.

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Kimiya Yui

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Kano Yui

Kano was born in 1983.

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Noriko Yui

Noriko Yui is a in the field of mathematics.

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Kiyoo Yui

Kiyoo was born on April 21st, 1943.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yui U.S.
  White 5.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 78.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yui

People with the last name Yui are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Yui

  • How Popular is the name Yui? Yui is the 17,742nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Yui was the 129,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yui have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 455 babies born with the first name Yui in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yui to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yui? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Yui first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yui is Tuesday, July 6th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Yui born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yui was in 2016 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Yui Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yui is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Yui: The name spelled backwards is Iuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Uiy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yui? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 131 people with the last name Yui.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yui? Yui is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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