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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yuki

User Submitted Origins

Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Yuki is of Japanese origin and means "The name Yuki can mean gentle hope, courage, or snow depending on how it's spelt".
  2. 12 people from all over the world agree the name Yuki is of Japanese origin and means "Snow".
  3. A submission from India says the name Yuki means "Happiness ,snow" and is of Japanese origin.
  4. A user from Indonesia says the name Yuki means "Snow or lucky".
  5. According to a user from Minnesota, U.S., the name Yuki is of Japanese origin and means "Pretty Snow".
  6. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yuki means "courage!".
  7. A user from Turkey says the name Yuki is of Japanese origin and means "Snowflake".
  8. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yuki means "Kind princess".
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Probably from Wintu yu·keh (“enemies; Yuki”)

  1. The language of this people.
  2. A Native American people from northern California.

    Yuki was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

    Notable Persons Named Yuki

    Notable Persons Named Yuki

    Yūki Kaji

    Yūki Kaji is a voice actor, singer, and voice acting in japan. They have had major accomplishments since 2004. Yūki was born on September 3rd, 1985 in Tokyo, Japan.

    Yuki Kajiura

    Yuki Kajiura is a music of japan, baroque pop, contemporary classical music, world music, electronic music, folk music, orchestra, and new-age music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1992. Yuki was born on August 6th, 1965.

    Yuki Furukawa

    Yuki Furukawa is an actor. He was most active from 2011 to 2011. Yuki was born on December 18th, 1987 in Tokyo, Japan.

    Yūki Ono

    Yūki Ono is a voice actor. Yūki was born on June 22nd, 1984 in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

    Yuki Nakai

    Yuki Nakai is a martial artist. Yuki was born on August 18th, 1970 in Hamamasu village, Hokkaidō, Japan.

    Yuki Nagato

    • Yuki Bhambri
    • Yuki Shimoda
    • Yuki Abe
      Soccer Player
    • Yuki Togashi
      Basketball Player
    • Yuki Chikudate
    • Yuki Kawauchi
    • Yūki Ōgimi
      Soccer Player
    • Yuki Ito
    • Yuki Hsu
    • Yūki Ōtsu
      Soccer Player
    • Yuki Takahashi
    • Yuki Matsui
      Baseball Player
    • Yuki Yanagita
    • Yuki Saito
      Baseball Player

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Yuki

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Yuki

    Aoi Yūki

    Aoi Yūki is a voice actress, singer, and voice acting in japan. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Aoi was born on March 27th, 1992 in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

    Satsuki Yukino

    Satsuki Yukino is a voice acting in japan and voice actress. She has been prominent since 1992. Satsuki was given the name Inoue Yuki on May 25th, 1970 in Ōtsu, Shiga, Japan. Satsuki is also known as 雪乃 五月 and 雪野 五月.


    Yuki is a singer-songwriter and musician. Yuki was born on February 17th, 1972 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan.

    Yuki Uchida

    Yuki Uchida is an actress, singer, model (people), and model. Her career lasted from 1992 to 2002. Yuki was given the name Uchida Yuki on November 16th, 1975 in Tokyo Prefecture, Japan.

    Kaori Yuki

    Kaori Yuki is a mangaka and manga artist. She was most prominent from 1987 to present. Kaori was born in 18 in Tokyo.

    Maiko Yūki

    Maiko was given the name Maki Wakui on January 30th, 1977 in Tōkamachi, Niigata.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Yuki U.S.
      White 7.07% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 83.84% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 7.07% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Yuki

    People with the last name Yuki are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Yuki

  1. How Popular is the name Yuki? Yuki is the 8,722nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Yuki was the 92,719th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Yuki have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,421 babies born with the first name Yuki in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yuki to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Yuki? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  4. When was Yuki first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yuki is Monday, April 28th, 1873.
  5. What year had the most people named Yuki born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yuki was in 2004 with a total of 43 babies.
  6. Random Yuki Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yuki is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name in 2006.
  7. Weird things about the name Yuki: The name spelled backwards is Ikuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iuky. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Yuki? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 198 people with the last name Yuki.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yuki? Yuki is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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