Ruri

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ROO-ree Meaning of Ruri: "lapis lazuli" Origin of Ruri: Japanese

The name Ruri is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "lapis lazuli". Ruri and is often added to lists like Jewel and Gemstone Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Hunt for our favourite girl names (Alphabet-wise)".

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Naming babies after precious gems as a protection against evil spirits is an ancient Japanese tradition.

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Famous People Named Ruri

Ruri Mizutani, Japanese singer of pop group Bon-Bon Blanco
Ruri Asano, Japanese voice actress

Pop Culture References for the name Ruri

Hojo no Ruri, character in the manga series Onmyō Taisenki
Ruri, a character in video game Eureka Seven vol. 2: New Vision
Ruri, main character in the Japanese PS2 video game Ururun Quest: Koiyuuki
Ruri Gokō, character in the manga and anime series Oreimo
Ruri Himeyuri, character in the anime series To Heart 2
Ruri Hoshino, character in the anime series Martian Successor Nadesico
Ruri Mihashi, character in the baseball manga series Big Windup!
Ruri Saiki, character in the manga and anime series Angel Sanctuary
Ruri Saionji, character in the manga series Hot Gimmick
Ruri Sarasa, character in manga series Tokyo Underground
Ruri Kurosaki, character in the anime series Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V
Ruri Hibirgaoka, main character in the anime series Anne Happy
Ruri, Miku's cat in the game 'Fatal Frame III'

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