The RONGMEI / NRUANGHMEI tribe is derived out of traditional name Maruangmei. Which mean People from South. The Rongmei are indigenous tribe of Naga, one of the major tribe. Who lives in Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura and Mymmar.
The Name of Rongmei / NRUANGHMEI are spell different ways:
3. Kabui Naga
6. Nruanghmei Naga
8. Nruangmei Naga
11. Katcha Naga
12. Zeliangrong Naga
The common term and spelling used is RONGMEI, coined by three Members of Rongmei Literature Society, Cachar. Assam. But in recent developmental for Lingustics department it is decided that "NRUANGHMEI" would be a appropriate name.