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Japanese Names

Whether you choose a traditional Japanese baby name (Masao) or a more modern one (Hina), one thing is for sure, it’s meaning in Japanese is likely to be complex. One Japanese name could have dozens of meanings!

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Amaya

American Origin

Japanese Origin

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Chikage

Chikage is an extremely uncommon name for either a girl or a boy. Of Japanese origin, it's pronounced "she ka gee."

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Chiko

Japanese: Thousand

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Chiyo

Japanese: Thousand or intellect, generation, or lifetime

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Dai

Japanese: Large

Welsh Origin

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Ema

A rarely used Em- name, Ema is a multicultural choice fit for a world traveler. It's found in Germany, Spain, Romania, but...

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Eriko

Japanese: Inlet, cove, child

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Jiro

Japanese: Second son.

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Juro

Japanese: Best wishes, long life

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Kaemon

Japanese: Joyful, righthanded; an old Samurai name

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Kameko

Japanese: Child of the tortoise

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Kami

English: Variant of names like Kamelia and Kamille.

Japanese: Divine aura

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Kammi

English Origin

Japanese: Variant of Kami. Lord.

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Kane

Is your bouncing baby boy destined to be a warrior? Then consider Kane, which not only refers to the bad boy Cain in the...

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Kannon

Japanese: A form of Kuan-yin, a Chinese Buddhist deity of mercy

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Kano

Japanese: One''s masculine power; capability

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Kaori

Japanese: Add a man''s strength.

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Keiji

Japanese: Joyours; Governs peacefully.

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Ken

English: Nickname of Kenneth and an abbreviation of names beginning with Ken-; Ken is also known as the main squeeze of the world...

Japanese: Healthy, strong

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Kenji

Japanese: Intelligent second son, strong and vigorous

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Kenjiro

Japanese: Second son who sees with insight

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Kentaro

Japanese: Sharp; big boy

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Makoto

Japanese: truth, reality, genuineness

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Manzo

Japanese: Ten thousand-fold-strong third son

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Mariko

Japanese: True or straight and benefit or reason

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Michie

Japanese: Gateway; gracefully drooping flower

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Midori

Japanese: Green

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Mieko

Japanese: Beautiful, blessed child

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Minoru

Japanese: Bear fruit, ripen

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Miya

Japanese: Beauty

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