A names, Emotion/Feelings, Female, Food, Japanese, Love/Beloved, Nature, Pear, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Airi is a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used:

  • ai 愛 “love”;


  • ri  “jasmine”;
  • ri 梨 “pear”;
  • ri 理 “logic; arrangement; reason; justice; truth”;
  • ri 里 “village”
  • a 亜 “Asia; rank next; come after”;i 依 “reliant; depend on; consequently; therefore; due to”; ri 梨 “pear”

Written in hiragana it’s あいり. Airi is also a Finnish female name which seems to be derived from Finnish airut meaning “herald, messenger”, or it could be derived from various place names such as Airiselkä, Airismaa, Airisto, Airikka, the first element seeming to be derived from Old Norse element ei (eternal, always).

Origin: Japanese, Proto-Indo-European



  • Aira (Finnish)


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