First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Riyu

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Riyu is of Japanese origin and means "One step ahead".
  • A submission from Arkansas, United States says the name Riyu means "Gift of God" and is of African American origin.
Other origins: American

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Notable Persons Named Riyu

Riyu Kosaka is a j-pop, bubblegum dance, rock music, trance music, eurobeat, and techno singing and actor. She was most active from 2000 to present. Riyu was born Riyu Kosaka on January 17th, 1985. Riyu is also known as Miki Roberts.


Fun Facts about the name Riyu

  • When was the first name Riyu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Riyu is Saturday, August 15th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Riyu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Riyu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Riyu: Your name in reverse order is Uyir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ryui. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Riyu born Jun 28, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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