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Rumi

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Japanese
"beauty, flow, lapis lazuli"

Rumi Origin and Meaning

The name Rumi is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "beauty, flow, lapis lazuli".
Rumi is a Japanese girls' name that sounds like a couple of other choices more familiar in the West -- Rumer and Remi -- that is achieving notice because of its choice by two celebrities, including Beyonce and Jay-Z.

Rumi is perhaps best-known as the name of a (male)13th century Muslim mystic and poet whose most famous poem, "The Diver's Clothes Lying Empty", has inspired many modern literary works, including Vendela Vida's novel with a nearly-identical title. There are also several notable Japanese women named Rumi.

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Famous People Named Rumi

  • Rumi ŌkuboJapanese actress
  • Rumi NeelyAmerican blogger and model
  • Rumi UtsugiJapanese footballer
  • Rumi HiiragiJapanese actress
  • Rumi OchiaiJapanese voice actress
  • Rumi KasaharaJapanese voice actress
  • Rumi ShishidoJapanese singer and voice actress
  • Rumi SuizuJapanese figure skater
  • Rumi TamaJapanese film director
  • (Jelaluddin) Rumimale Persian poet and mystic
  • Rumi Joon Maran Alborzib. 2006, daughter of model Josie Maran, sister of Indi
  • Rumi Rassib. 2014, daughter of Mazdack Rassi and Zanna Roberts Rassi; twin of sister Juno
  • Rumi Carter (b. 2017)daughter of singer Beyonce and rapper Jay,Z; twin of brother Sir

Rumi in Pop Culture

  • Rumicharacter in the 1997 anime film Perfect Blue
  • Rumi Matsuuracharacter in the manga and anime series Marmalade Boy
  • Rumi Nanasecharacter in the Tactics's One: Kagayaku Kisetsu e video game