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Kumi is a Japanese word and also not commonly known a Persian name (توسا گون‌نوكومي) with the meaning 'group'. It is also a common feminine name.

Possible writings in Japanese

Kumi can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:
  • 組, "group, party, pair, band, class"

as a given name
  • 久美, "long time, beauty" (also read Hisami)
  • 久実, "long time, fruit"
  • 来未, "come, not yet"
  • 來未, "come, not yet"

The given name can also be written in hiragana
is a Japanese syllabary, one basic component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and the Latin alphabet . Hiragana and katakana are both kana systems, in which each character represents one mora...

 or katakana
is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system along with hiragana, kanji, and in some cases the Latin alphabet . The word katakana means "fragmentary kana", as the katakana scripts are derived from components of more complex kanji. Each kana represents one mora...


Possible writings in Persian

  • Modern Iranian form of Persian Haurvatat, meaning "health, perfection."

Real people

with the given name Kumi
  • KUMI, the vocalist of the Japanese band Love Psychedelico
    Love Psychedelico
    is a Japanese band. In Japan they are often called Delico for short. They are widely popular not only in Japan but also Hong Kong and Taiwan.- Members :* Kumi – lead vocals, guitars, etc....

  • Kumi Koda
    Kumi Koda
    , better known by her stage name , is a Japanese singer and songwriter from Kyoto, known for her urban and R&B songs. Having debuted in 2000 with the single "Take Back", Koda gained fame for her seventh single, "Real Emotion/1000 no Kotoba", the songs of which were used as themes for the video game...

     (來未), real name Kumiko (來未子), a Japanese pop and neo soul singer
  • Kumi Araki
    Kumi Araki
    is a retired long-distance runner from Japan. She represented her native country in the women's marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. She won the silver medal in the women's 10.000 metres at the 1986 Asian Games in Seoul, South Korea....

     (久美), a Japanese long-distance runner
  • Kumi Sakuma
    Kumi Sakuma
    ' is a Japanese voice actress who formerly affiliated with Arts Vision.-Songs:Momoiro no Hana for Bleach Beat Collection 2nd Session:02 Toushirou Hitsugaya, Rangiku Matsumoto, and Momo Hinamori....

     (紅美), a Japanese voice actress
    Voice acting in Japan has far greater prominence than in most other countries. Japan's large animation industry produces 60% of the animated series in the world; as a result, Japanese voice actors, or , are able to achieve fame on a national and international level.Besides acting as narrators and...

  • Kumi Nakada
    Kumi Nakada
    Kumi Nakada is a former professional volleyball player. She led Japan to a bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics while still in high school and, despite serious and chronic knee injuries, remained one of the world's top setters until her retirement from the sport in 1993...

     (久美), a former professional volleyball player
  • Kumi Tanioka
    Kumi Tanioka
    is a Japanese video game music composer and musician. She is most known for composing the Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles series.-Early life:Kumi Tanioka was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She studied music and composition while in school and enjoyed listening to video game music as her younger brother...

     (久美), a Japanese video game music composer
  • Kumi Miyasato
    Kumi Miyasato
    is a Japanese pop singer and voice actor who was popular in her native Japan in the mid-to-late 1980s.-Filmography:Kumi Miyasato provided the voice of the pivotal character, Eve Tokimatsuri, in the first two parts of the hit Original Animated Video series, Megazone 23. Her character was a...

     (久美), a Japanese pop singer and voice actress

Fictional characters

with the given name Kumi
  • Kumi, a fox Gacha pet in the korean online video game Grand Chase
    Grand Chase
    Grand Chase is a free-to-play, two-dimensional side-scrolling MMORPG developed by the South Korean company KOG Studios....

  • Kumi, a character in the popular children's doll franchise Bratz
    Bratz is an American line of fashion dolls and merchandise manufactured by MGA Entertainment. Four original 10" dolls were released in 2001 - Cloe, Jade, Sasha and Yasmin...

  • Kumi Mashiba (久美), a character in the manga and anime series Fighting Spirit
  • Kumi Ōkubo (久美), a character in the Japanese fighting game series Asuka 120% Burning Festival
  • Kumi Hayami (久美), a character in the magical girl anime series Magical Fairy Persia
  • Kumi Kawamura (くみ), a character in the manga series Alien Nine
    Alien Nine
    is a manga series by Hitoshi Tomizawa, which was later adapted into an anime OVA series by J.C.Staff. The manga was serialized in Akita Shoten's Young Champion magazine, spanning 3-volumes. In 2003, Tomizawa released a 1-volume sequel to the series called Alien 9 Emulators...

  • Kumi Hirose (久美), a character in the role-playing game Revelations: Persona
  • Kumi Sugimoto (久美), a character in the manga and anime series Captain Tsubasa
    Captain Tsubasa
    , also known as Flash Kicker, is a popular long running Japanese manga, animation, and video game series, originally created by Yōichi Takahashi in 1981...

See also

  • Kumi Town
    Kumi Town
    Kumi Town, commonly refeered to as Kumi, is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center in Kumi District and is the location of the district headquarters. The district is named after the town.-Location:...

    , a town in eastern Uganda, headquarters of Kumi District
  • Kumi District
    Kumi District
    Kumi District is a district in Eastern Uganda. The largest town in the district is Kumi, and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.-Location:...

    , a district in eastern Uganda
  • Kumi University
    Kumi University
    Kumi University , is a private University in Uganda.-Location:The university is located in Kumi Town, Kumi District, eastern Uganda, approximately northeast of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city...

    , a private university in Uganda
  • Kumi Odori
    Kumi Odori
    , meaning "combination dance" or "ensemble dance" in both the Okinawan and Japanese languages, is a form of narrative traditional Ryukyuan dance.Originating in the Okinawan capital of Shuri, Okinawa in 1719, the original purpose of this dance was to provide amusement and diversions, which were...

    , a form of narrative traditional Ryukyuan dance
  • Kumi Kumi
    Kumi Kumi
    Kumi Kumi is an illegal liquor brewed in Kenya from sorghum, maize or millet. The cheap, widely-brewed drink grows in popularity among the lower classes and disadvantaged of the region, as the economy and the value of the shilling decline. Kumi Kumi is known for its exceptional alcohol content...

    , an illegal liquor brewed in Kenya
  • Gumi (disambiguation)