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

Yu Origin and Meaning

The name Yu is a boy's name of Chinese origin meaning "shining brightly".

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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NameCrazyNerd1 Says:


Used as the first name of a female character in the Chinese drama 'Sweet Combat.'
Not exactly pronounced "you" but not pronounced "ewe." I suggest finding a recording before using it so that you can pronounce it correctly.

clairels Says:


Who, me?