Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts 紅葉, 黄葉, 椛(Japanese Kanji) もみじ(Japanese Hiragana) モミジ(Japanese Katakana)
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Contributor Contrib.German Maiden on 3/20/2011
This name can be used as 紅葉 or 黄葉, referring to the autumn/fall colours and the leaves changing colour. It can also be used as 椛 (kaba, momiji) which is a kokuji character (a character that is made and used in Japan only). 椛 means "birch, maple".Although used more often on females, this name is also used on boys (albeit rarely). One fictional male bearer of this name is Momiji Sōma (草摩 紅葉) who appeared in the Japanese anime, Fruits Basket.