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Origin: Hebrew, Japanese

直美 (Japanese) Naomi- "honest, straight + beautiful"

直己 (Japanese) Naomi- "honest, straight + self" 


Meaning: a Hebrew feminine name meaning "pleasantness".

Naomi is also a Japanese unisex name which, depending on the kanji used, means "honest, straight + beautiful" for females  ( 直美 ) or  "honest, straight + self" for males ( 直己).

In the Old Testament, Naomi is the mother-in-law of Ruth.


Variants:
  • Noemi (Italian, German, Czech)
  • Noémie (French)
  • Noémi (Hungarian)
  • Noemí (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Nohemi (Spanish)
  • Noêmia (Portuguese)
  • Noemin (Biblical Greek)
  • Na'omi (Biblical Hebrew)




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