Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 英雄, 秀雄, 英夫, 秀夫, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひでお(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. /ç̞.o̞/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Japanese (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" or (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding" combined with (o) meaning "hero, manly" or (o) meaning "husband, man". Other kanji combinations can also form this name. A famous bearer is the video game developer Hideo Kojima (1963-).



Entry added December 7, 2022