[ 2 syll. mei, me-i ] The baby girl name Mei is pronounced MEH-iy- or Mey- †. Mei's language of origin is English and Chinese, and it is predominantly used in the Chinese and Japanese languages. From Chinese roots, its meaning is 'beautiful'.
In addition, Mei is a variant form of the English and Scottish May.
A variant form of Mei is the name Meiko.
Mei is not regularly used as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Mei: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"