Yū Name Meaning & Origin
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Yū (also Yuu or Yu) is a very common Japanese given name used by either sex.
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Yū can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:
(優) "tenderness" or "superiority", (夕) "evening", (友) "friend", (有) "qualified", (勇) "courage", (祐) "help", (裕) "abundant", (雄) "masculine", (悠) "permanence", (由宇) "reason, eaves", or (侑) "assist"
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Yu Kajima (カジマ), a character from the Gundam anime series
Yuu Asou (麻生 優雨), a character from the Fatal Frame III: The Tormented video game series
Yū Kanda (ユウ), a main character in the manga series D.Gray-man
Yū Komori (ユウ), a main character in Spider-Man: The Manga
Yuu Matsuura (遊), a central character in the shōjo manga series Marmalade Boy
Yū Nishinoya (夕), a character from the Haikyū!! anime series
Yuu Kashima (遊), a character from the Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun anime series
Yu Ominae (優), the main character of the manga series Spriggan
Yu Narukami (鳴上 悠), the official name of the protagonist of Persona 4