"beauty, flow, lapis lazuli"

Rumi Origin and Meaning

The name Rumi is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "beauty, flow, lapis lazuli".
While Rumi has received attention in the contemporary US as the name of Beyonce and Jay-Z's young daughter, it's most famously the name of a (male)13th century Muslim mystic and poet. The most famous Rumi poem,"The Diver's Clothes Lying Empty", has inspired many modern literary works, including a novel with a similar title by Vendela Vida.

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