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Famous Bearer: Naoko Takeuchi (or Takeushi Naoko).
-- xnyagox  12/20/2005
The character for "nao" means more than just obedient, it also carries the idea of being straight and honest. There's another "nao" kanji that means "noble".
-- abbasdaughter  12/27/2005
Very aesthetically pleasing. I wouldn't even hesitate to use it as a name for a girl with no Japanese heritage at all. The meaning is also desirable, when you count the other senses besides just "obedient".
-- Anonymous User  6/14/2006
Famous bearer - Naoko Mori, the actress who is currently playing "Toshiko Sato" on "Torchwood". She's also a famous musicals actress.
-- WCSAngel  1/2/2007
In the manga & TV drama Liar Game, a girl named Naoko Kanzaki is one of the main characters. Her name fits, because her honest personality makes her horrible at playing the devious game.
-- Juzou Shades  6/25/2008
Naoko Ken is a Japanese singer and actress. She is well known for her comedy roles featuring idiosyncratic looks, and a string of successful torch songs that gained popularity in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
-- cutenose  2/4/2017
Naoko Yamazaki is a former Japanese astronaut at JAXA, the second Japanese woman to qualify. The first was Chiaki Mukai. Yamazaki was born Naoko Sumino in Matsudo City. She spent two years of her childhood in Sapporo. After graduating from Ochanomizu University Senior High School in 1989, Yamazaki earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1993, and earned a Master of Science degree with a major in Aerospace Engineering in 1996.
-- cutenose  2/13/2017
Naoko Ishihara is a Japanese sports shooter from Kanuma. Her father was also a sports shooter. She competed in the women's skeet event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
-- lilolaf  4/17/2017
Naoko Sakamoto is a Japanese softball player who won a bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
-- lilolaf  4/17/2017
Naoko Kamio is a Japanese suit actress. She is married to the suit actor, Hirofumi Fukuzawa.
-- lilolaf  4/17/2017
Naoko Kawashima is a Japanese synchronized swimmer who competed in the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.
-- lilolaf  4/24/2017

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