Japanese Names

Japanese names are used in Japan and in Japanese communities throughout the world. Note that depending on the Japanese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Japanese names.
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AI (1) 愛, 藍 f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection", (ai) meaning "indigo", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
AIKO 愛子 f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other character combinations.
AIMI 愛美 f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
AINA (3) 愛菜 f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", as well as other character combinations.
AIRI 愛莉, 愛梨 f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "pear". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
AKANE f Japanese
From Japanese (akane) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
AKARI 明里, 朱里, 朱莉 f Japanese
From Japanese (aka) meaning "bright" or (aka) meaning "vermilion red" combined with (ri) meaning "village" or (ri) meaning "white jasmine". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
AKEMI 明美 f Japanese
From Japanese (ake) meaning "bright" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AKI (2) 晶, 明, 秋, 亜希, 亜樹, 亜紀 f Japanese
From Japanese (aki) meaning "clear, crystal", (aki) meaning "bright" or (aki) meaning "autumn". It can also come from (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can form this name too.
AKIHITO 明仁, 昭仁, 章人 m Japanese
From Japanese (aki) or (aki) both meaning "bright" combined with (hito) meaning "compassionate". Other kanji combinations are possible. Akihito (1933-), name written , is the Emperor of Japan.
AKIKO 晶子, 明子, 秋子 f Japanese
From Japanese (aki) meaning "clear, crystal", (aki) meaning "bright" or (aki) meaning "autumn" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
AKIO 昭夫, 昭男, 昭雄 m Japanese
From Japanese (aki) meaning "bright, luminous" combined with (o) meaning "man, husband", (o) meaning "male" or (o) meaning "hero, manly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AKIRA 昭, 明, 亮, 晶 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (akira) meaning "bright", (akira) meaning "bright" or (akira) meaning "clear". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name. A famous bearer was the Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), given name written .
AMI (3) 亜美 f Japanese
From Japanese (a) meaning "second, Asia" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AOI 葵, 碧 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (aoi) meaning "hollyhock, althea" or an adjectival form of (ao) meaning "green, blue". Other kanji with the same reading can form this name as well.
ARATA m Japanese
From Japanese (arata) meaning "fresh, new". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
ASUKA 明日香, 飛鳥 f & m Japanese
From Japanese 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow" and (ka) meaning "fragrance", or from (asu) meaning "to fly" and (ka) meaning "bird". Other kanji combinations can be possible as well.
ATSUKO 温子, 篤子, 敦子 f Japanese
From Japanese (atsu) meaning "warm", (atsu) meaning "deep, true, sincere" or (atsu) meaning "honest" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AYA (1) 彩, 綾 f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour", (aya) meaning "design", or other kanji characters with the same pronunciation.
AYAKA 彩花, 彩華 f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour" combined with (ka) or (ka) both meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AYAKO 彩子, 綾子, 絢子 f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour", (aya) meaning "design" or (aya) meaning "brilliant fabric design, kimono design" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
AYAME 菖蒲 f Japanese
From Japanese 菖蒲 (ayame) meaning "iris". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
AYANE 彩音, 綾音, 絢音 f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour", (aya) meaning "design" or (aya) meaning "brilliant fabric design, kimono design" combined with (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AYANO 彩乃, 綾乃 f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour" or (aya) meaning "design" combined with (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
AYUMU 歩夢 m Japanese
From Japanese (ayu) meaning "walk" and (mu) meaning "dream, vision". Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
CHIHIRO 千尋 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (hiro) meaning "search, seek", as well as other kanji combinations.
CHIKA (2) 千佳, 智佳, 千花, 智花, 散花 f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (chi) meaning "scatter" combined with (ka) meaning "good, beautiful" or (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
CHIKAKO 千香子 f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (ka) meaning "fragrance" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can be possible.
CHINATSU 千夏 f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (natsu) meaning "summer", as well as other kanji combinations.
CHIYO 千代, 千世 f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" combined with (yo) meaning "generation" or (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
CHIYOKO 千代子 f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (yo) meaning "generation" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
CHO f Japanese (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji (see CHOU).
CHOU f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (chou) meaning "butterfly".
CHOUKO 蝶子 f Japanese
From Japanese (chou) meaning "butterfly" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can be possible.
DAICHI 大地, 大智 m Japanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with (chi) meaning "earth, land" or (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect". Other kanji combinations are possible.
DAIKI 大輝, 大樹, 大貴 m Japanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness", (ki) meaning "tree" or (ki) meaning "valuable". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
DAISUKE 大輔 m Japanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" and (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.
EMI 恵美, 絵美 f Japanese
From Japanese (e) meaning "favour, benefit" or (e) meaning "picture, painting" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ETSUKO 悦子 f Japanese
From Japanese (etsu) meaning "joy, pleased" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
FUYUKO 冬子 f Japanese
From Japanese (fuyu) meaning "winter" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji.
GORO 五郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 五郎 (see GOROU).
GOROU 五郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (go) meaning "five" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the fifth son. Different combinations of kanji are also possible.
HACHIRO 八郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 八郎 (see HACHIROU).
HACHIROU 八郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (hachi) meaning "eight" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the eighth son. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
HANA (3) 花, 華 f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana) both meaning "flower". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
HANAE 花絵, 華恵, 華絵 f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana), which both mean "flower", combined with (e) meaning "picture" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HANAKO 花子 f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) meaning "flower" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
HARU 陽, 春, 晴 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
HARUKA 遥, 春花, 晴香 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (haruka) meaning "distant, remote". It can also come from (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Additionally, other kanji combinations can form this name.
HARUKI 晴輝, 陽生, 春樹 m Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather" or (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HARUKO 春子, 陽子 f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
HARUNA 晴菜, 遥菜, 春菜 f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "spring" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HARUTO 陽斗, 遥斗, 陽翔, 晴斗 m Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
HAYATE m Japanese
From Japanese (hayate) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name.
HAYATO 隼人 m Japanese
From Japanese (haya) meaning "falcon" and (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations can also make up this name.
HIBIKI m & f Japanese
From Japanese (hibiki) meaning "sound, echo".
HIDEAKI 英明 m Japanese
From Japanese (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" and (aki) meaning "bright", as well as other combinations of kanji.
HIDEKI 秀樹, 英樹 m Japanese
From Japanese (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding" or (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" combined with (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
HIDEYOSHI 秀良, 秀吉 m Japanese
From Japanese (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding" combined with (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" or (yoshi) meaning "good luck". Other kanji combinations are possible. Toyotomi Hideyoshi (Hideyoshi being his given name) was a 16th-century daimyo who unified Japan and attempted to conquer Korea. He also banned the ownership of weapons by the peasantry, and banished Christian missionaries.
HIKARI 光, ひかり f & m Japanese
From Japanese (hikari) meaning "light". Other kanji can also form this name. It is often written with the hiragana writing system.
HIKARU 光, 輝 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (hikaru) meaning "light" or (hikaru) meaning "brightness". Other kanji can also form this name.
HINA 陽菜, 日菜 f Japanese
From Japanese (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" or (hi) meaning "sun, day" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HINATA 日向, 陽向, 向日葵, ひなた f & m Japanese
From Japanese 日向 (hinata) meaning "sunny place", 陽向 (hinata) meaning "toward the sun", or a non-standard reading of 向日葵 (himawari) meaning "sunflower". Other kanji compounds are also possible. Because of the irregular readings, this name is often written using the hiragana writing system.
HIRAKU m Japanese
From Japanese (hiraku) meaning "expand, open, support". Other kanji can also form this name.
HIROKI 大輝, 大樹 m Japanese
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "big, great" and (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
HIROKO 寛子, 裕子, 浩子 f Japanese
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "tolerant, generous", (hiro) meaning "abundant" or (hiro) meaning "prosperous" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HIROSHI 寛, 浩, 裕, 博 m Japanese
From Japanese (hiroshi) meaning "tolerant, generous", (hiroshi) meaning "prosperous", or other kanji and kanji combinations that are read the same way.
HIROTO 大翔, 博人, 博斗, 浩人, 寛人 m Japanese
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "big, great" or (hiro) meaning "command, esteem" combined with (to) meaning "person", (to) meaning "soar, glide" or (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
HITOMI 瞳, 史美, ひとみ f Japanese
From Japanese (hitomi) meaning "pupil of the eye". It can also come from (hito) meaning "history" and (mi) meaning "beautiful", as well as other kanji combinations. This name is often written with the hiragana writing system.
HONOKA 和花, 穂香, ほのか f Japanese
From Japanese (hono) meaning "harmony" (using an obscure nanori reading) and (ka) meaning "flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciation. Very often it is written using the hiragana writing system.
HOSHI f Japanese
From Japanese (hoshi) meaning "star" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
HOSHIKO 星子 f Japanese
From Japanese (hoshi) meaning "star" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HOTARU f Japanese
From Japanese (hotaru) meaning "firefly".
ICHIRO 一郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 一郎 (see ICHIROU).
ICHIROU 一郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (ichi) meaning "one" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the first son. Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
ISAMU m Japanese
From Japanese (isamu) meaning "brave" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
ITSUKI m Japanese
From Japanese (itsuki) meaning "tree", using the kanji's nanori reading. Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
IZUMI f Japanese
From Japanese (izumi) meaning "fountain, spring". This name can also be constructed from other combinations of kanji.
JIRO 二郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 二郎 (see JIROU).
JIROU 二郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (ji) meaning "two" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the second son. Other combinations of kanji characters can also be possible.
JUN (2) 淳, 潤, 純, 順 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "pure", (jun) meaning "moisture", (jun) meaning "pure, clean, simple", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
JUN'ICHI 順一, 淳一 m Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "obey, submit" or (jun) meaning "pure" combined with (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.
JUNKO 順子, 純子 f Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "obedience" or (jun) meaning "pure" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
JURO (2) 十郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 十郎 (see JUUROU).
JUROU 十郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 十郎 (see JUUROU).
JUUROU 十郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (juu) meaning "ten" and (rou) meaning "son". Traditionally this name was given to the tenth son. Other combinations of kanji characters are possible as well.
KAEDE f & m Japanese
From Japanese (kaede) meaning "maple" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
KAITO 海斗, 海翔 m Japanese
From Japanese (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KANON 花音 f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" and (non) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
KAORI 香, 香織, かおり f Japanese
From Japanese (kaori) meaning "fragrance". It can also come from an alternate reading of (ka) combined with (ori) meaning "weaving". Other kanji combinations are possible. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
KAORU 薫, 香, 馨 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (kaoru), (kaoru), (kaoru) all meaning "fragrance, fragrant", as well as other kanji having the same reading.
KAREN (3) 華蓮 f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower" and (ren) meaning "lotus, water lily". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
KASUMI 霞, 花澄 f Japanese
From Japanese (kasumi) meaning "mist". It can also come from (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with (sumi) meaning "clear, pure". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KATASHI m Japanese
From Japanese (katashi) meaning "hard, firm" or other kanji and kanji combinations that are pronounced the same way.
KATSU m Japanese
From Japanese (katsu) meaning "victory", as well as other kanji having the same pronunciation.
KATSUO 勝雄 m Japanese
From Japanese (katsu) meaning "victory" and (o) meaning "hero, manly". Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
KATSURO 勝郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 勝郎 (see KATSUROU).
KATSUROU 勝郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (katsu) meaning "victory" and (rou) meaning "son". Different kanji characters can combine to form this name as well.
KAZUE 和枝, 一恵, 一枝 f Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" or (kazu) meaning "one" combined with (e) meaning "branch" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other combinations of kanji characters can potentially form this name.
KAZUKI 一輝, 一樹, 和希, 和樹 m Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness", (ki) meaning "hope" or (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
KAZUKO 一子, 和子 f Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be formed from other kanji combinations.
KAZUO 一男, 和夫 m Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (o) meaning "male, man" or (o) meaning "husband, man". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
KEIKO 慶子, 敬子, 啓子, 恵子 f Japanese
From Japanese (kei) meaning "celebrate", (kei) meaning "respect", (kei) meaning "open, begin" or (kei) meaning "favour, benefit" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KEN (2) m Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
KEN'ICHI 健一, 研一, 賢一, 謙一 m Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or (ken) meaning "study, sharpen" combined with (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KENJI 健二, 研二, 賢二, 謙二 m Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or (ken) meaning "study, sharpen" combined with (ji) meaning "two". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
KENSHIN 謙信 m Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "humble, modest" and (shin) meaning "trust, believe". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
KENTA 健太 m Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" and (ta) meaning "thick, big", as well as other kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
KENZO 謙三, 健三, 賢三 m Japanese, French (Modern)
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 謙三 or 健三 or 賢三 (see KENZOU). Use of the name in France can probably be attributed to the fashion brand Kenzo, founded in 1970 by the Japanese-French designer Kenzo Takada (1939-).
KENZOU 謙三, 健三, 賢三 m Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "humble", (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or (ken) meaning "wise" combined with (zou) meaning "three". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
KICHIRO 吉郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 吉郎 (see KICHIROU).
KICHIROU 吉郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (kichi) meaning "good luck" and (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KIKU f Japanese
From Japanese (kiku) meaning "chrysanthemum", as well as other kanji characters that are pronounced the same way.
KIMIKO 貴美子, 君子 f Japanese
From Japanese (ki) meaning "valuable" with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (kimi) meaning "lord, noble" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KIYOKO 清子, 聖子 f Japanese
From Japanese (kiyo) meaning "clear, pure, clean" or (kiyo) meaning "holy" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
KIYOSHI 清, 淳 m Japanese
From Japanese (kiyoshi) or (kiyoshi) both meaning "pure". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
KOHAKU 琥珀 f & m Japanese
From Japanese 琥珀 (kohaku) meaning "amber".
KOHARU 小春, 心春 f Japanese
From Japanese (ko) meaning "small" or (ko) meaning "heart" combined with (haru) meaning "spring". The compound word 小春 means "late summer". Other combinations of kanji characters can form this name as well.
KOJI 浩司, 浩二, 康二, 幸次, 光司 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 浩司 or 浩二 or 康二 or 幸次 or 光司 (see KOUJI).
KOKORO 心, こころ f Japanese
From Japanese (kokoro) meaning "heart, mind, soul" or other kanji and kanji combinations having the same pronunciation. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
KOSUKE 康介, 孝介, 浩介, 公介 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 康介 or 孝介 or 浩介 or 公介 (see KOUSUKE).
KOTONE 琴音 f Japanese
From Japanese (koto), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp, combined with (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KOUJI 浩司, 浩二, 康二, 幸次, 光司 m Japanese
From Japanese (kou) meaning "prosperous", (kou) meaning "happiness, good luck" or (kou) meaning "peace" combined with (ji) meaning "officer, boss", (ji) meaning "two" or (ji) meaning "next". This name can also be formed from many other combinations of kanji characters.
KOUKI 光希, 幸輝 m Japanese
From Japanese (kou) meaning "light" or (kou) meaning "happiness, good luck" combined with (ki) meaning "hope" or (ki) meaning "brightness". This name can be formed from other combinations of kanji characters as well.
KOUSUKE 康介, 孝介, 浩介, 公介 m Japanese
From Japanese (kou) meaning "peace", (kou) meaning "filial piety, obedience" or (kou) meaning "prosperous" combined with (suke) meaning "forerunner, herald". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
KOUTA 康太 m Japanese
From Japanese (kou) meaning "peace" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KUMIKO 久美子 f Japanese
From Japanese (ku) meaning "long time", (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KURO 九郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 九郎 (see KUROU).
KUROU 九郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (ku) meaning "nine" and (rou) meaning "son". This name was traditionally given to the ninth son. Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
KYO 協, 京, 郷, 杏 m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or or (see KYOU).
KYOU 協, 京, 郷, 杏 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (kyou) meaning "unite, cooperate", (kyou) meaning "capital city", (kyou) meaning "village", (kyou) meaning "apricot", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
MAI (2) 舞, 麻衣, 真愛 f Japanese
From Japanese (mai) meaning "dance" or 麻衣 (mai) meaning "linen robe". It can also come from (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ai) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
MAKOTO m & f Japanese
From Japanese (makoto) meaning "sincerity", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
MAMI 真美, 麻美 f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (ma) meaning "flax" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
MANAMI 愛美, 愛海 f Japanese
From Japanese (mana) meaning "love, affection" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MAO (1) 真央, 真緒, 舞桜 f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (mai) meaning "dance" combined with (o) meaning "center", (o) meaning "thread" or (o) meaning "cherry blossom". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MARI (2) 真理, 真里 f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ri) meaning "reason, logic" or (ri) meaning "village". Many other combinations of kanji characters can form this name.
MARIKO 真里子 f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine", (ri) meaning "village" and (ko) meaning "child". Many different combinations of kanji characters can form this name.
MASAHIKO 雅彦, 正彦, 昌彦 m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "elegant, graceful" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.
MASAMI 成美, 正美 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "become" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
MASARU 勝, 優 m Japanese
From Japanese (masaru) meaning "victory" or (masaru) meaning "excellence". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
MASASHI 政志, 雅志, 正志, 雅史 m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "government" or (masa) meaning "elegant, graceful" combined with (shi) meaning "will, purpose". Many other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
MASUYO 益世 f Japanese
From Japanese (masu) meaning "profit, benefit" and (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MAYU 真優, 満夕 f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (ma) meaning "full" combined with (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yu) meaning "evening". This name can also be constructed from other kanji combinations.
MEGUMI 恵, 愛, めぐみ f Japanese
From Japanese (megumi) meaning "favour, benefit" or (megumi) meaning "love, affection", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that have the same reading. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
MEI (2) 芽依, 芽生, 芽衣 f Japanese
From Japanese (me) meaning "bud, sprout" combined with (i) meaning "rely on", (i) meaning "life" or (i) meaning "clothing, garment". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MICHI (1) m & f Japanese
From Japanese (michi) meaning "path". Other kanji can also form this name.
MICHIKO 美智子 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be comprised of other combinations of kanji.
MIDORI f Japanese
From Japanese (midori) meaning "green", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that have the same pronunciation.
MIHO (2) 美穂 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ho) meaning "grain". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
MIKA (2) 美香, 美加 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ka) meaning "fragrance" or (ka) meaning "increase". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
MIKI 美紀 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MIKU 美空, 美久, 未来 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ku) meaning "sky" or (ku) meaning "long time". It can also come from a nanori reading of 未来 (mirai) meaning "future". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
MINAKO 美奈子 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (na), a phonetic character, and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MINATO m & f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (minato) meaning "harbour", as well as other combinations of kanji having the same pronunciation.
MINORU m & f Japanese
From Japanese (minoru) meaning "to bear fruit", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
MIO 美桜, 美緒 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (o) meaning "cherry blossom" or (o) meaning "thread". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
MISAKI 美咲 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (saki) meaning "blossom". This name can be formed from other combinations of kanji as well.
MITSUKO 光子 f Japanese
From Japanese (mitsu) meaning "light" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MIU 美羽 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (u) meaning "feather". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MIYAKO 美夜子 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (ya) meaning "night" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed from other combinations of kanji as well.
MIYU 美優, 美結, 実優, 美夕 f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth" combined with (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "evening". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MIZUKI 瑞希 f Japanese
From Japanese (mizu) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other kanji combinations.
MOE (2) f Japanese
From Japanese (moe) meaning "bud, sprout". Other kanji with the same reading can also form this name.
MOMOKA 百花, 桃花, 桃香 f Japanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ka) meaning "flower" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MOMOKO 百子, 桃子 f Japanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be constructed from other kanji combinations as well.
MORIKO 森子 f Japanese
From Japanese (mori) meaning "forest" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
NANA (2) 菜奈, 奈菜, 菜々, 奈々 f Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and/or (na), a phonetic character. The characters can be in either order or the same character can be duplicated, as indicated by the symbol . Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also be used to form this name.
NANAKO 菜々子 f Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
NANAMI 七海, 菜々美 f Japanese
From Japanese (nana) meaning "seven" and (mi) meaning "sea". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
NAOKI 直樹 m Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight" and (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of different kanji with the same pronunciations.
NAOKO 直子 f Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
NAOMI (2) 直美, 直己 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight" and (mi) meaning "beautiful" (usually feminine) or (mi) meaning "self" (usually masculine). Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
NATSUKI 菜月, 夏希 f Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsuki) meaning "moon". Alternatively, it can come from (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
NATSUKO 夏子 f Japanese
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
NATSUMI 夏美, 菜摘 f Japanese
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsumi) meaning "pick, pluck". Other kanji combinations are possible.
NOA (3) 乃愛 f Japanese
From Japanese (no), a possessive particle, and (a) meaning "love, affection". This name can also be constructed from other kanji or kanji combinations.
NOBORU m Japanese
From Japanese (noboru) meaning "rise, ascend" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.
NOBU 信, 延 m Japanese
From Japanese (nobu) meaning "trust", (nobu) meaning "prolong, stretch", or other kanji and kanji combinations. It is sometimes a short form of longer names beginning with this sound.
NOBURU m Japanese
From Japanese (noburu) meaning "extend, stretch" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
NOBUYUKI 信行, 伸行, 信幸, 伸幸, 信之, 伸之 m Japanese
From Japanese (nobu) meaning "trust" or (nobu) meaning "extend, stretch, open" combined with (yuki) meaning "row, line" or (yuki) meaning "happiness". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
NORI m Japanese
From Japanese (nori) meaning "ceremony, rites" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
NORIKO 法子, 典子 f Japanese
From Japanese (nori) meaning "law, rule" or (nori) meaning "rule, ceremony" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
OSAMU m Japanese
From Japanese (osamu) meaning "discipline, study", as well as other kanji that have the same pronunciation.
RAN f Japanese
From Japanese (ran) meaning "orchid" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.
REI 鈴, 麗, 玲 f Japanese
From Japanese (rei) meaning "bell", (rei) meaning "beautiful, lovely" or (rei) meaning "the tinkling of jade". This name can also be formed by other kanji with the same pronunciation.
REINA (3) 怜奈 f Japanese
From Japanese (rei) meaning "wise" and (na), a phonetic character. This name can also be formed by other combinations of kanji.
REN 蓮, 恋 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (ren) meaning "lotus", (ren) meaning "love", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
RIKO 莉子, 理子 f Japanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "reason, logic" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
RIKU (2) m Japanese
From Japanese (riku) meaning "land" or different kanji that are pronounced the same way.
RIKUTO 陸斗, 陸人 m Japanese
From Japanese (riku) meaning "land" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "person", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciations.
RIN f & m Japanese
From Japanese (rin) meaning "dignified, severe, cold" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
RINA (4) 莉奈, 里菜, 莉菜, 里奈 f Japanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "village" combined with (na), a phonetic character, or (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
RIO (2) 莉央, 莉緒, 里桜 f Japanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "village" combined with (o) meaning "center", (o) meaning "thread" or (o) meaning "cherry blossom". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
ROKURO 六郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 六郎 (see ROKUROU).
ROKUROU 六郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (roku) meaning "six" and (rou) meaning "son". This name was traditionally given to the sixth son. Other combinations of kanji characters can be possible.
RYO 涼, 遼, 諒 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or (see RYOU).
RYOICHI 良一, 亮一 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 良一 or 亮一 (see RYOUICHI).
RYOTA 涼太, 亮太, 良太 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 涼太 or 亮太 or 良太 (see RYOUTA).
RYOU 涼, 遼, 諒 m Japanese
From Japanese (ryou) meaning "cool, refreshing", (ryou) meaning "distant" or (ryou) meaning "reality", as well as other kanji that have the same pronunciation.
RYOUICHI 良一, 亮一 m Japanese
From Japanese (ryou) meaning "good" or (ryou) meaning "clear" combined with (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.
RYOUTA 涼太, 亮太, 良太 m Japanese
From Japanese (ryou) meaning "cool, refreshing", (ryou) meaning "clear" or (ryou) meaning "good" combined with (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
RYUU 竜, 龍 m Japanese
From Japanese 竜, 龍 (ryuu) meaning "dragon", as well as other kanji with the same pronunciation.
RYUUNOSUKE 竜之介, 龍之介, 隆之介 m Japanese
From Japanese 竜, 龍 (ryuu) meaning "dragon" or (ryuu) meaning "noble, prosperous" combined with (no), a possessive marker, and (suke) meaning "forerunner, herald". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
SABURO 三郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 三郎 (see SABUROU).
SABUROU 三郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (sabu) meaning "three" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the third son. Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
SACHIKO 幸子 f Japanese
From Japanese (sachi) meaning "happiness, good luck" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SAKI 咲希 f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "blossom" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other combinations of kanji characters.
SAKIKO 咲子 f Japanese
From Japanese (saki) meaning "blossom" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
SAKURA 桜, 咲良, さくら f Japanese
From Japanese (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom", though it is often written using the hiragana writing system. It can also come from (saku) meaning "blossom" and (ra) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" as well as other kanji combinations.
SAKURAKO 桜子 f Japanese
From Japanese (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
SAORI 沙織, 早織, 佐織, 沙緒里 f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "sand" or (sa) meaning "already, now" combined with (ori) meaning "weaving". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
SATOMI 里美, 聡美, 智美 f Japanese
From Japanese (sato) meaning "village" or (sato) meaning "intelligent, clever, bright" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SAYAKA 沙也香, 沙耶香, 沙也加, 紗耶香, さやか f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "sand" or (sa) meaning "thread, silk" with (ya) meaning "also" or (ya), an interjection, combined with (ka) meaning "fragrance" or (ka) meaning "increase". This name can also be composed of other kanji combinations. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
SAYURI 小百合 f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "small" and 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". This name can also be composed of other kanji combinations.
SETSUKO 節子 f Japanese
From Japanese (setsu) meaning "section, period, verse, melody" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also be possible.
SHICHIRO 七郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 七郎 (see SHICHIROU).
SHICHIROU 七郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (shichi) meaning "seven" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the seventh son. Other kanji combinations can be possible.
SHIGERU m Japanese
From Japanese (shigeru) meaning "lush, luxuriant", as well as other kanji having the same reading. A famous bearer is the Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto (1952-).
SHIN m Japanese
From Japanese (shin) meaning "real, genuine" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
SHIN'ICHI 真一, 新一, 信一 m Japanese
From Japanese (shin) meaning "real, genuine" or (shin) meaning "fresh, new" combined with (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
SHINJU 真珠 f Japanese
From Japanese 真珠 (shinju) meaning "pearl".
SHINOBU f & m Japanese
From Japanese (shinobu) meaning "endurance", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
SHIN'YA 真也, 晋也, 真矢 m Japanese
From Japanese (shin) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ya) meaning "also", as well as other kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
SHIORI 詩織, 栞, 撓 f & m Japanese
As a feminine name it can be from Japanese (shi) meaning "poem" combined with (ori) meaning "weave". It can also be from (shiori) meaning "bookmark" (usually feminine) or (shiori) meaning "lithe, bending" (usually masculine), as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
SHIRO 四郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 四郎 (see SHIROU).
SHIROU 四郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (shi) meaning "four" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the fourth son. Other kanji combinations are possible.
SHIZUKA 静夏, 静香 f Japanese
From Japanese (shizu) meaning "quiet" combined with (ka) meaning "summer" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SHO 翔, 奨 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or (see SHOU).
SHOTA 翔太 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 翔太 (see SHOUTA).
SHOU 翔, 奨 m Japanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" or (shou) meaning "prize, reward". Other kanji with identical pronunciations can also form this name.
SHOUHEI 翔平 m Japanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" and (hei) meaning "level, even, peaceful", in addition to other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
SHOUTA 翔太 m Japanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
SHUN (2) 駿, 俊 f & m Japanese
From Japanese 駿 (shun) meaning "fast", (shun) meaning "talented", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
SORA 空, 昊 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (sora) or (sora) both meaning "sky". Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also form this name.
SOTA 颯太 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 颯太 (see SOUTA).
SOUMA 颯真 m Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SOUTA 颯太 m Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
SUMIKO 澄子 f Japanese
From Japanese (sumi) meaning "clear" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SUSUMU m Japanese
From Japanese (susumu) meaning "advance, make progress", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
SUZU f Japanese
From Japanese (suzu) meaning "bell" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
SUZUME f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (suzume) meaning "sparrow", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that are pronounced the same way.
TAICHI 太一 m Japanese
From Japanese (ta) meaning "thick, big" and (ichi) meaning "one", in addition to other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
TAIKI 大輝, 大樹 m Japanese
From Japanese (tai) meaning "big, great" and (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TAKAHIRO 貴大, 孝浩 m Japanese
From Japanese (taka) meaning "valuable" or (taka) meaning "filial piety" combined with (hiro) meaning "big, great" or (hiro) meaning "prosperous". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TAKAKO 孝子 f Japanese
From Japanese (taka) meaning "filial piety" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
TAKARA m & f Japanese
From Japanese (takara) meaning "treasure, jewel", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
TAKASHI 孝, 隆, 崇, 尊 m Japanese
From Japanese (takashi) meaning "filial piety", (takashi) meaning "noble, prosperous" or (takashi) meaning "esteem, honour, venerate", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that result in the same pronunciation.
TAKEHIKO 武彦, 竹彦 m Japanese
From Japanese (take) meaning "military, martial" or (take) meaning "bamboo" combined with (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
TAKESHI 武, 健 m Japanese
From Japanese (takeshi) meaning "military, martial", (takeshi) meaning "strong, healthy", or other kanji having the same reading.
TAKUMA 拓真 m Japanese
From Japanese (taku) meaning "expand, open, support" and (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TAKUMI 匠, 巧, 拓海, 拓実 m Japanese
From Japanese (takumi) meaning "artisan" or (takumi) meaning "skillful". It can also come from (taku) meaning "expand, open, support" combined with (mi) meaning "sea, ocean" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
TAKUYA 拓也, 拓哉 m Japanese
From Japanese (taku) meaning "expand, open, support" combined with (ya) meaning "also" or (ya), an exclamation. This name can be formed with other kanji combinations as well.
TAMIKO 多美子 f Japanese
From Japanese (ta) meaning "many", (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
TARO 太郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 太郎 (see TAROU).
TAROU 太郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (ta) meaning "thick, big" and (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TOMIKO 富子 f Japanese
From Japanese (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
TOMOKO 智子, 朋子 f Japanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed of other kanji characters as well.
TOMOMI 智美, 朋美, 智実 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
TSUBAKI 椿 f Japanese
From Japanese 椿 (tsubaki) meaning "camellia flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
TSUBAME f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (tsubame) meaning "swallow (bird)" or other kanji that have the same pronunciation.
TSUBASA m & f Japanese
From Japanese (tsubasa) meaning "wing", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
TSUKIKO 月子 f Japanese
From Japanese (tsuki) meaning "moon" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
UME f Japanese
From Japanese (ume) meaning "Japanese apricot, plum" (refers specifically to the species Prunus mume). In Japan the ume blossom is regarded as a symbol of spring and a ward against evil. Different kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
UMEKO 梅子 f Japanese
From Japanese (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" (referring to the species Prunus mume) and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
WAKANA 和奏 f Japanese
From Japanese (wa) meaning "harmony" and (kana) meaning "play music, complete", as well as other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YAMATO 大和 m Japanese
From YAMATO, an ancient name for Japan. It can also refer to the Yamato period in Japanese history, which lasted into the 8th century. The individual kanji are meaning "great" and meaning "harmony".
YASU 安, 康, 坦 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet", (yasu) meaning "peaceful" or (yasu) meaning "flat, smooth, level", as well as other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YOKO 陽子, 洋子 f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 陽子 or 洋子 (see YOUKO).
YORI m Japanese
From Japanese (yori) meaning "rely" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YOSHI 吉, 義, 良 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good luck", (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other kanji with the same reading.
YOSHIE 芳恵, 由恵 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "reason, case" combined with (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations with the same reading can also form this name.
YOSHIKO 良子, 芳子, 悦子 f Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "joy, pleased" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.
YOSHIRO 義郎 m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 義郎 (see YOSHIROU).
YOSHIROU 義郎 m Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "righteous" and (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
YOUKO 陽子, 洋子 f Japanese
From Japanese (you) meaning "light, sun, male" or (you) meaning "ocean" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
YOUTA 陽太 m Japanese
From Japanese (you) meaning "light, sun, male" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other character combinations are possible.
YUA 結愛 f Japanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "tie, bind" and (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YUI 結衣, 優衣, 結 f Japanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" combined with (i) meaning "clothing, garment". It can also come from standalone (yui) using a different nanori reading. This name can be formed of other kanji or kanji combinations as well.
YUINA 結菜 f Japanese
From Japanese (yui) meaning "tie, bind" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YUKI 幸, 雪, 由貴, 由紀 f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ki) meaning "valuable" or (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
YUKIKO 幸子, 雪子, 由喜子, 由貴子 f Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Alternatively, it can come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (ki) meaning "joy" or (ki) meaning "valuable" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
YUKO 優子 f Japanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji.
YUMI 弓, 由美, 友美, 弓美 f Japanese
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause", (yu) meaning "friend" or a nanori reading of (yu) meaning "archery bow" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
YUMIKO 弓子, 由美子 f Japanese
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow" or (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YURI (2) 百合 f Japanese
From Japanese 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
YUU 優, 悠, 勇 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely", (yuu) meaning "brave", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YUUDAI 雄大 m Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "hero, manly" and (dai) meaning "big, great, vast", besides other combinations of kanji.
YUUKA 優花 f Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ka) meaning "flower, blossom". It can also be composed of different kanji that have the same pronunciations.
YUUKI 優希, 悠希, 優輝, 悠生 m & f Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely" combined with (ki) meaning "hope", (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
YUUKO 優子, 悠子, 裕子 f Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely" or (yuu) meaning "abundant" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed of different kanji characters as well.
YUUMA 悠真, 優真 m Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely" or (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" combined with (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
YUUNA 優菜, 優奈, 柚菜 f Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yuu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or (na), a phonetic character. Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
YUUTA 優太, 悠太, 勇太, 雄大 m Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely" or (yuu) meaning "brave" combined with (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
YUUTO 優斗, 悠斗, 悠人, 悠翔, 優翔, 柚翔, 祐翔, 勇人 m Japanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, (to) meaning "person" or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YUZUKI 柚希 f Japanese
From Japanese (yuzu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.