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Gender: Male Pronunciation: yoo Meaning of Yu: "shining brightly" Origin of Yu: Chinese

The name Yu is a boy's name of Chinese origin meaning "shining brightly". Yu and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Light and discussed in our forums with posts like "What Month Were They Born?".

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Yu the Great founded China's first dynasty, but in this country "Hey, you!" would make this name utterly confusing, in an Abbott and Costello way.

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clairels Says:


Who, me?