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Rumi



Origin: Japanese, Turkish, Persian

留美 (Japanese) detain + beauty/beautiful

瑠美 (Japanese) lapis lazuli + beauty/beautiful

流美 (Japanese) current/flow + beauty/beautiful

流水 (Japanese) current/flow + water

Meaning: a Japanese feminine name meaning "lapis lazuli beautiful" from Japanese elements ru 瑠 (lapis lazuli) and mi 美 (beautiful, beauty). It also has other meanings depending on the kanji used such as : "detain + beauty/beautiful" (留美), "current/flow + beauty/beautiful" (流美), and "current/flow + beautiful" (流水).

Rumi is also a name (or surname), derived from Rûm, the Turkish and Persian name for Rome, referring to someone from Rome or the Roman Empire. This is the name of a famous and well-known Persian poet, a writer, scholar, and theologian from the 13th century. He was born in Anatolia, at one point being part of the Roman Empire. 




Variants:
  • Rumiko (a Japanese feminine name with the -ko ending meaning "child")



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