Yumi Yoshimura, a Japanese singer, voice actress, and musician
|Meaning||Different meanings depending on the kanji used|
|Region of origin||Japan|
Yumi is a Japanese or Korean name.
Yumi can be written using different kanji characters and as a given name can mean:
- 由美, "reason/cause, beauty"
- 裕美, "abundant, beauty"
- 夕実, "evening, fruit"
- 優美, "tenderness, beauty"'
- 裕未, "abundant, not yet"
- 悠美, "permanence, beauty"
- 祐美, "help, God's blessing, beauty"
- 由実, "reason/cause, fruit"
- 有美, "existing/possessing beauty"
- 夕美, "evening, beauty"
- 友美, "friend, beauty"
- with the given name Yumi
- Yumi Adachi (安達 祐実), Japanese actress
- Yumi Asou (奥村 由美), Japanese actress
- Yumi Hara (原 由実), Japanese voice actress
- Yumi Hotta (堀田 由美), Japanese manga artist
- Yumi Iwabuchi (岩渕 有美), Japanese Olympic softball player
- Yumi Kakazu (嘉数 由美), Japanese voice actress
- Yumi Kobayashi (小林優美), Japanese fashion model
- Yumi Kokamo (小鴨 由水), retired female long-distance runner from Japan
- Yumi Kumakura (熊倉 由美), Japanese volleyball player
- Yumi Maruyama (丸山 由美), Japanese former Olympic volleyball player
- Yumi Matsutoya (松任谷 由実), Japanese singer
- Yumi Matsuzawa (松澤 由美), Japanese singer
- Yumi Morio (河合 由美), Japanese voice actress
- Yumi Nakashima (中島 優美), Japanese singer
- Yumi Ohka (阿部 由美子), Japanese professional wrestler
- Yumi Shirakawa (白川 由美), former Japanese actress
- Yumi Stynes, Australian disc jockey for the Australian Channel V
- Yumi Sugimoto (杉本 有美), Japanese actress
- Yumi Takada (高田 由美), Japanese voice actress
- Yumi Tōma (冬馬 由美 (吉田 由美), Japanese voice actress and singer
- Yumi Yoshimura (吉村 由美), the second half of the singing duo Puffy AmiYumi
- Yumi Yoshiyuki (吉行由美), Japanese film director, actress, and screenwriter
- with the surname Yumi
- Kaoru Yumi (由美かおる), Japanese actress
- Yumi (Ape Escape), a character in the video game Ape Escape
- Yumi Yoshimura, a character in the Japanese-American animated television series Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi
- Yumi Fukuzawa (福沢 祐巳), the main character from the novel, manga, and anime series Maria-sama ga Miteru
- Yumi Ishiyama, a main character in the French animated television series Code Lyoko and Code Lyoko: Evolution
- Yumi Tsoi, an inconsistently-minded, non-carbon alien character. Lives entirely in Artem Syrmolotov's imagination
- Yumi Azusa, a character from the anime and manga series Soul Eater
- Yumi Omura (大村裕美) and yumi the persocom, two characters in the manga and anime series Chobits
- Yumi Ozawa, a character from Persona 4
- Yumi Sakata, a character in shōjo manga series Doubt!!
- Yumi Sawamura (澤村 由美), a character in the action-adventure video game Yakuza
- Sayaka Yumi (弓さやか), a character from the Mazinger manga and anime series
- Yumi Miyamoto, a character from the Detective Conan manga and anime series
- Corporal Yumi Nagumo, the main character of "Marine Corps Yumi" manga series
- Yumi Komagata, a character from anime and manga series Rurouni Kenshin
|Meaning||Different meanings depending on the hanja used|
|Region of origin||Korea|
Yumi (유미), also spelled Yoomi, is a common feminine Korean given name.
The meaning of the name differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable. There are 62 hanja with the reading "yu" and 33 hanja with the reading "mi" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names. Some examples include:
- Ha Yoo-mi (born 1965), South Korean actress
- Kim Yoo-mi (actress) (born 1980), South Korean actress
- Han Yoo-mi (born 1982), South Korean volleyball player
- Hwang Yu-mi (born 1983), South Korean badminton player
- Jung Yu-mi (actress born 1983), South Korean actress
- Jeong Yu-mi (actress born 1984), South Korean actress
- Jeon Yu-mi (born 1988), South Korean field hockey player
- Kim Yu-mi (Miss Korea) (born 1990), South Korean beauty pageant titleholder
- Kang Yu-mi (born 1991), South Korean football player
- Bae Yu-mi, South Korean singer, member of M.I.L.K
- "인명용 한자표" [Table of hanja for use in personal names] (PDF). South Korea: Supreme Court. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
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