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Gender: Female Meaning of Yui: "superior garment" Origin of Yui: Japanese

The name Yui is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "superior garment". Yui and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

Very popular girls' name in Japan not quite as easy to transport westward as the also-popular Rin.

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Famous People Named Yui

Yui Makino, Japanese actress and singer
Japanese singer/songwriter, known for singing the theme song "Again" for fullmetal alchemist: brotherhood
Yui Mizuno - Japanese singer, model, actress, and member of kawaii-metal band 'Babymetal'

Pop Culture References for the name Yui

Kusanagi Yui from the anime "Kamigami no Asobi"
Anime/manga character in Angel Beats and Sword Art Online.
Yui Komori, main character in the anime "Diabolik Lovers".
Yui Shishido, charater in "Corpse Party"
Yui Hirasawa, lead guitarist in anime "K-ON!"
Yui Rio, character from "Yandere Simulator"