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Yumi

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yumi

User Submitted Origins

Japanese
71%
French
10%
Korean
10%
English
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Thailand says the name Yumi is of Japanese origin and means "The yumi was an important weapon of the samurai warrior during the feudal period of Japan. It is typically shot with Japanese arrows known as ya".
  2. A submission from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Yumi means "Friend" and is of Japanese origin.
  3. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Yumi means "Bend at waste".
  4. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Yumi is of Japanese origin and means "Bow".
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Wiktionary

From Japanese (“yumi”)

  1. A type of bow from Japan.

yumi was also found in the following language(s): Achuar, Aguaruna, Bislama, French, Japanese, Pijin, Tok Pisin, and Torres Strait Creole

Notable Persons Named Yumi

Notable Persons Named Yumi

Yumi Yoshimura

Yumi Yoshimura is a pop rock, j-pop, power pop, and punk rock musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, timpani, and saxophone. She was most prominent from 1993 to present. Yumi was born Yumi Yoshimura on January 30th, 1975. Yumi is also known as Sue.

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Yumi Uchiyama

Yumi Uchiyama is a voice acting and voice actress. She was most prominent from 2005 to 2005. Yumi was born on October 30th, 1987 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Yumi Matsutoya

Yumi Matsutoya is a pop rock, jazz fusion, folk rock, kayōkyoku, and adult contemporary music singing, composer, lyricist, and radio personality. She plays Piano. She has been prominent since 1968. Yumi was given the name Yumi Arai on January 19th, 1954. Yumi is also known as Yuming, Yumi Arai, and Karuho Kureta.

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Yumi Hogan

Yumi was born on December 25th, 1959 in Naju. Yumi is also known as Kim and Yumi.

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Yumi Lambert

Yumi Lambert is a model and model (people). Yumi was given the name Laura Yumi Lambert in 1995 in Brussels.

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Yumi Hara

Yumi Hara is a voice acting, singing, voice actress, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Yumi was born on January 21st, 1985 in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

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  • Yumi Adachi
    Actor
  • Yumi Ohka
  • Yumi Matsuzawa
    Musician
  • Yumi Sakugawa
    Writer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yumi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yumi

Kaoru Yumi

Kaoru was born on November 12th, 1950 in Kyoto, Japan.

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Fun Facts about the name Yumi

  • How Popular is the name Yumi? Yumi is the 12,971st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yumi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 758 babies born with the first name Yumi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yumi to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yumi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yumi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yumi is Tuesday, June 10th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Yumi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yumi was in 2016 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Yumi Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yumi is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Yumi: The name spelled backwards is Imuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Uymi. How do you pronounce that?
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