US Popularity:9481
Meaning:Joy, harmony; Justice, Benefit; Resolute; Plum; Amiable
Yi is a girl’s name of Chinese origin. In Mandarin, this name has multiple meanings with multiple spellings. Most commonly, the word means “joy” or “harmony,” while the word yì ties neatly with the translation of “justice.” This Mandarin name can also mean “benefit,” “resolute,” “plum,” “amiable,” and more! Although a popular last name throughout Korea and mainland China, Yi is a sure up-and-comer for cute little baby. If parents could will baby’s future by virtue of their name’s etymology, then Yi would be the unanimous choice.

Yi Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Yi is currently #3418 on The Bump
Boy:Yi is currently #2323 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Yi is currently #1889 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Yi is currently #9481 in U.S. births
Boy:Yi is currently #15813 in U.S. births
Girl:Yi is currently #16368 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 2358
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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