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Pronunciation Mayumi
Gender Female
Word/name Japanese
Meaning It can have many different meanings depending on the kanji used.
Region of origin Japanese
Other names
Related names Yumi

Mayumi (まゆみ, マユミ) is a common Japanese given name particularly for females.


  • Possible writings 1
  • People 2
  • Fictional characters 3
  • See also 4

Possible writings

Mayumi can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

  • 真弓, "truth, bow"
  • 真由美, "truth, reason, beauty"
  • 眞由美, "truth, reason, beauty"
  • 麻由美, "linen, reason, beauty"
  • 真有美, "truth, exist, beauty"
  • 真優美, "truth, gentle, beauty"
  • 檀, "spindle tree"

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.


Fictional characters

See also

  • Mayumi (film), a 1990 South Korean film directed by Shin Sang-ok
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