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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Rui

Name: Rui
Pronunciation: \rui\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: tears; affection
Origin: Japanese
Sounds Like: Rei, Rue
Similar Names: Rubi, Rudi


Rui \rui\ as a girl's name is pronounced ROO-ee. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Rui is "tears; affection".

Baby names that sound like Rui are Rei and Rue. Other similar baby names are Rubi and Rudi.


Rui is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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