Sumire (菫, すみれ, スミレ) is a feminine Japanese given name.

Possible writings

Sumire can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

as a name
  • 紫花, "purple, flower"
  • 純麗, "purity, lovely"
  • 澄玲, "lucidity, sound of jewels"
  • 澄麗, "lucidity, lovely"

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

People

  • Sumire (純恋, 1987–2009), Japanese fashion model
  • Sumire (すみれ, born 1990), Japanese fashion model and actress
  • Sumire Haruno (寿美礼, born 1972), Japanese Takarasienne
  • Sumire Satō (born 1993), Japanese idol
  • María Sumire, Peruvian politician and member of Union for Peru party
  • Sumire Matsuda (born 1999)
  • Sumire Morohoshi (born 1999), Japanese voice actress
  • Sumire Uesaka (born 1991), Japanese voice actress

Characters

  • Sumire, the main heroine of the 1999 novel Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
  • Sumire Hoshino (スミレ), a character in the manga and anime series Pāman
  • Sumire Iwaya (澄麗), the main character of the manga and TV drama series Tramps Like Us
  • Sumire Kanou (すみれ), a character in the manga and anime series Toradora!
  • Sumire Kanzaki (すみれ), a character in the Japanese media franchise Sakura Wars
  • Sumire Kasugano (すみれ), a character in the anime series Sally the Witch
  • Sumire Ryuzaki (スミレ), a character in the manga and anime series The Prince of Tennis
  • Sumire Shinohara, a character in the anime series Super Doll Licca-chan
  • Sumire Shōda (スミレ), a character in the manga and anime series Gakuen Alice
  • Sumire Takahana (スミレ), the main heroine of the manga series Venus Versus Virus
  • Sumire, the main character from the manga Midnight Children by Shinjo Mayu
  • Sumire Uemoto, a character from The World God Only Knows
  • Sumire, the baby character of the manga Ore no Ko desu ka? by Kurita Riku
  • Sumire Hikami, the character from Aikatsu! (season 3)
  • Sumire Saitō (菫), a character in the manga series K-On!
  • Sumire Kameyama, a character in the drama series "Massan", sister of Masaharu Kameyama
  • Sumire, a character in the anime series The Glass Flower and The Destroyed World

Other uses