Yuji name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yuji

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Australia, the name Yuji means "Heroic".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Yuji

Notable Persons Named Yuji

Yuji Nagata

Yuji Nagata is a wrestler. Yuji was born on April 24th, 1968 in Tōgane.

Yuji Naka

Yuji Naka is a game design, video game producer, programmer, game designer, and producer. Yuji was born on September 17th, 1965 in Osaka.

Yuji Okumoto

Yuji Okumoto is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to present. Yuji was given the name Yuji Don Okumoto on April 20th, 1959 in Los Angeles. Yuji is also known as Yujii Okumoto.

Yuji Horii

Yuji Horii is a video game designer, writer, and author. Yuji was given the name 堀井 雄二 on January 6th, 1954 in Sumoto, Hyōgo. Yuji is also known as Yuuji Horii.

Yuji Nakazawa

Yuji Nakazawa is a soccer player for the Yokohama F. Marinos, América Futebol Clube (MG), Tokyo Verdy, and Japan national football team. Yuji was born on February 25th, 1978 in Yoshikawa, Saitama, Japan.

Yuji Ide

Yuji Ide is a formula one racer.

  • Yuji Kunimoto
  • Yuji Okabayashi
  • Yuji Hino
  • Yūji Kuroiwa
    Governor of Kanagawa Prefecture
  • Yuji Tachikawa
  • Yuji Shimada
  • Yūji Koseki
  • Yuji Kimura
    Soccer Player
  • Yuji Yoshimi
    Baseball Player
  • Yuji Yabu
    Soccer Player
  • Yuji Nishino
    Baseball Player
  • Yuji Onizaki

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yuji

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yuji


Yuji is an actor, entertainer, and model. Yuji was given the name Thomas Yuji Gordon on September 9th, 1987 in Miami, Florida, United States.

Shunketsu Yūji

Shunketsu was born on July 13th, 1976 in Saitama, Japan.

Hattori Yūji

Hattori was born on August 20th, 1960 in Obu, Aichi, Japan.

Hoshiiwato Yūji

Hoshiiwato was born on July 25th, 1955 in Kaimon, Kagoshima, Japan.

Kinoshita Yūji

Kinoshita was born in 1914. They passed away in 1965.


Fun Facts about the name Yuji

  • How Popular is the name Yuji? Yuji is the 25,361st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yuji have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 238 babies born with the first name Yuji in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yuji 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 Yuji? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yuji first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yuji is Monday, August 1st, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Yuji born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yuji was in 1992 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Yuji Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yuji is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Yuji: The name spelled backwards is Ijuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Jiuy. How do you pronounce that?
  • Yuji name meaning

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