Any
 
Girl
 
Boy
 
 

Kuri - Meaning Of Kuri, What Does Kuri Mean?

 
 
   
 
 
What's New
   * The Story of Thanksgiving
   * Halloween Costume Names
   * OBN Name Popularity - 3rd Quarter of 2014
   * Oktoberfest Inspired Names
   * Traditional Old Testament Names
   * OBN New Format
 
Follow us on...        
 
 
   
 
 
Names of the Week
   * Deanna
   * Caden
 
 
 
 
Fact of the Week
The permanent teeth that erupt to replace their primary predecessors (baby teeth) are called succedaneous teeth.   More
 
 
 
 

Kuri Meaning

Name:
   
 

What does Kuri mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Kuri is of Japanese origin.

The meaning of Kuri is "chestnut".  

Kuri is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ku-ri.

In the U.S. in 2013 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Kuri Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kuri has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kuri to other names.

 
   

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Kuri in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Kuri in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kuri in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Kuri Numerology page.

Kuri Numerology
Kuri in Hieroglyhics
Kuri in Nautical Flags
Japanese people tend to have one given name, one surname and no middle name. Like names from other Asian cultures Japanese names are presented as surname followed by given name. This current format has existed since the 1870s. Prior to modern times, in feudal Japan, names reflected a person's social status and affiliations.

Japanese names are usually written in Kanji which is a writing system consisting of characters of Chinese origin with Japanese pronunciations. Each Kanji character represents a whole word or idea. Most names have two Kanji characters, some have one and some three. Since most Kanji symbols have a variety of pronunciations, it is difficult to determine the pronunciation of a name from Kanji alone. For this reason Hiragana or Katakana may be used as each character in these systems represent a syllable.

Determining how to spell a Japanese name once knowing the pronunciation is difficult for the same reason. Any number of Kanji characters (with different meanings) may produce the same name. For this reason, Japanese names often have multiple meanings specified when transliterated to English.

Sources of Japanese names include nature, well-wishes for the baby such as happiness, success or wisdom, a pleasing sound, popular Kanji characters such as yuu (gentle) or mi (beauty) for girls or ta (great) for boys, or to honor a family member, historical figure or celebrity. Some parents also look to fortune tellers to determine a name for their baby.

Common name suffixes include -ko for girls and -shi or -o for boys. Corresponding nicknames or hypocoristics may be formed by adding the suffix -chan to any name.

Although Japanese often proves difficult for non-native speakers, it is fun to learn to read the easier symbols. For example, the three kanji (ta: rice field) (naka: middle) and (mura: village) form a number of simple surnames including Tanaka, Nakamura, Murata and Tamura.

    Considering this name?  Then you may want to save it  to your favorites list.
 
 
 
 
  Our Baby Namer - Origin and Meaning of Baby Names, Books, Gifts, Clothes
Copyright © 2008 - 2014 OurBabyNamer.com.  All rights reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | About Us | Link To Us | Links | FAQ/Contact Us