Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts 元, 一, 初, 創, 肇, 甫, はじめ (hiragana), ハジメ (katakana)
Pronounced Pron. hah-jee-me
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Contributor Contrib.m4yb3_daijirou on 12/24/2014
This name can be used as 元 (gan, gen, moto, hajime) meaning "beginning, origin, source," 一 (ichi, itsu, hito-, hito.tsu) meaning "one," 初 (jo, ui, -so.meru, -zo.me, haji.me, haji.mete, hatsu, hatsu-) meaning "beginning, first," 創 (shou, sou, kizu, kezu.shikeru, tsuku.ru, haji.meru, hajime) meaning "genesis, originate, start, create," 肇 (jou, chou, tou, hajime, haji.meru) meaning "beginning, first" or 甫 (fu, ho, haji.mete, hajime) meaning "beginning, for the first time."In some cases, 一 and/or 初, along with はじめ/ハジメ can be regarded as unisex. However, they are more often used on boys.One bearer of this name was samurai and captain of the 3rd unit of the Shinsengumi Hajime Saitō (斎藤 一) (1844-1915), born Hajime Yamaguchi (山口 一).