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

Ruri Origin and Meaning

The name Ruri is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "lapis lazuli".

Naming babies after precious gems as a protection against evil spirits is an ancient Japanese tradition.

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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.