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Gender: Female Pronunciation: may Meaning of Mei: "beautiful" Origin of Mei: Chinese and Hawaiian

The name Mei is a girl's name of Chinese origin meaning "beautiful". Mei and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

Lovely name familiar in several Asian cultures.

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Famous People Named Mei

Mei Ng, American novelist
Maggie Shiu (Mei-kei), Hong Kong actress
A-mei, Taiwanese pop singer
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Chinese-American poet
Muzi Mei (born Li Li), Chinese journalist and blogger
Mei Finegold (born Meital Slonimsky), Israeli pop singer
Mae Mei Lapres, Chinese-Canadian model
Gwei Lun-Mei, Taiwanese actress
Celia Mei Rubin, American actress
Mei Kurokawa, Japanese actress
Mei Yu, YouTuber
A'mei Kazuko Grandberry (b. 2016), daughter of rapper Omarion and Apryl Jones

Pop Culture References for the name Mei

Mei, princess in Disney's "Mulan 2"
An-mei Hsu, character in "Joy Luck Club"
Jing-mei Woo, character in "Joy Luck Club"
Mei, character in movie "My Neighbor Totoro"
Mei Yasumura, character in anime "Ouran High School Host Club"
Mei, character in French animated series "Galactik Football"
Mei, character in manga "O-Parts Hunter"
Mei Hotarubi, character in "Loveless"
Meimei (妹妹), Chinese term for a little sister
Misaki Mei, character in anime "Another"
Mei-Ling Zhou, playable hero in Blizzard Entertainment game "Overwatch"
Mei Mio, character from the video game "Yandere Simulator"