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Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 杏坪, 杏平, 馨平, 叶平, 亨平, 享平, 京平, 協平, 匡平, 叫平, 喬兵, 強兵, 恭兵, 恭柄, 教平, 郷兵, 鏡平, 響兵, 暁平, 慶平, 香兵, 香平, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. KYO:-HE:  [key]
Other Forms FormsKyohei, Kyōhei

Meaning & History

From Japanese 杏 (kyou) meaning "apricot", 馨 (kyou) meaning "fragrant, balmy, favourable", 叶 (kyou) meaning "grant, answer", 亨 (kyou) meaning "pass through, go smoothly", 享 (kyou) meaning "enjoy, receive, undergo, answer (phone), take, get, catch", 京 (kyou) meaning "capital", 協 (kyou) meaning "cooperation", 匡 (kyou) meaning "correct, save, assist", 叫 (kyou) meaning "shout, exclaim, yell", 喬 (kyou) meaning "high, boasting", 強 (kyou) meaning "strong", 恭 (kyou) meaning "respect, reverent", 教 (kyou) meaning "teach, faith, doctrine", 郷 (kyou) meaning "home town, village, native place, district", 鏡 (kyou) meaning "mirror, speculum, barrel-head, round rice-cake offering", 響 (kyou) meaning "echo, sound, resound, ring, vibrate", 暁 (kyou) meaning "daybreak, dawn, in the event", 慶 (kyou) meaning "jubilation, congratulate, rejoice, be happy" or 香 (kyou) meaning "fragrance" combined with 坪 (hei) meaning "thirty-six sq ft", 平 (hei) meaning "even, flat, peace", 兵 (hei) meaning "soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics" or 柄 (hei) meaning "design, pattern, build, nature, character, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Kyohei Nakamura, a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays pitcher for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp.
Added 1/17/2017 by cutenose
Edited 6/13/2017 by cutenose