Ryu Origin and Meaning

The name Ryu is a boy's name meaning "dragon".

This attractive mini-name combines multiple trends: the R initial, vowel-ending boy names, and a fantastical meaning.

# 909 on Nameberry

Ryu Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Ryu Popularity

Ryu in Pop Culture

  • Ryucharacter in the Street Fighter video game series
  • Ryuwolf in The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
  • Ryuuji "Ryu" Takasucharacter in the manga/anime "Toradora!"
  • Ryu Sanadacharacter from the anime/manga "Kimi ni Todoke"