US Popularity:5294
Other Origin(s):Japanese, British
Meaning:Plum, Beautiful; Life; Bright; Bud, sprout; Month of May
Mei is a girl’s name of Chinese and Japanese origin. This classic name translates to “gorgeous” and “plum,” making it the perfect name for a beautiful bouncing bunde of jot. Mei can also have a variety of meanings in Japanese, depending on which kanji is used to write it. Some meanings include "life," "bright," "bud," or "sprout," encouraging your little one to bask in the sunlight and grow into their roots and leaves. With so many connections to plants, this name fits seamlessly with its connection to the name May, giving baby plenty of springtime vibes. When you're little one joins your family, the name Mei will give them an instant whimsical charm that can be felt by all that hear it.

Mei Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mei is currently #1305 on The Bump
Girl:Mei is currently #600 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mei is currently #5294 in U.S. births
Girl:Mei is currently #1879 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 628
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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