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Mei is a Chinese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the Chinese characters used:

  • měi 美 “beautiful, pretty, good”;
  • mei 梅 “plum, plum flower; Chinese plum”

There are likely other meanings. Mei is also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used:

  • me “bud, sprout, shoot” + i 衣 “clothing” (芽衣);
  • me 芽 “bud, sprout, shoot” + i  “life; genuine; birth” (芽生);
  • me  “bud, sprout, shoot” +  “reliant, depend on; according to; as before” (芽依);
  • mei  “chirp; cry; bark; sound; ring; echo”;
  • mei  “bright, light” + i  “reliant; depend on; according to; as before” (明依).

Written in hiragana it’s めい.  There are other meanings depending on the kanji used. 

Origin: Chinese, Japanese

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