Japanese: variously written, the name is of Ryukyuan origin and is usually written with characters meaning ‘bestow’ and ‘ceremony’. Indian (Gujarat, Maharashtra): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit yogi ‘one who performs yoga’, i.e. someone who does exercises designed to promote control of the mind and body.
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