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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ROO-ree Meaning of Ruri: "lapis lazuli" Origin of Ruri: Japanese

The name Ruri is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "lapis lazuli". Ruri and is often added to lists like Jewel and Gemstone Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would you name a sibling to...?".

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indiefendi2 Says:


I would like this more as a nickname.

Carbine_Stingray Says:


This name is also male in Icelandic and can be considered a diminutive of Rurik

Margot23 Says:


Thinking about this one..
What about full name Ruth with Ruri as a nickname?

hughesscholar Says:


something about the appearance of the name is very sweet

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Cute! Putting it on my list.