Usage Japanese (Rare)
Scripts 一丸, 壱丸(Japanese Kanji) いちまる(Japanese Hiragana) イチマル(Japanese Katakana)
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Meaning & History
Combination of 一/壱 (ichi) meaning "one" and the suffix 丸 (maru) meaning "circle, round," used before the Meiji Period (1868-1912) as a suffix denoting affection (along with -maro (麿/麻呂)) and was given to boys of upper class until they came of age, usually at ages 13 to 17.This name is rarely used.