Gender Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 雅子, 正子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) まさこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. MA-SA-KO
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Meaning & History

From Japanese (masa) meaning "elegant, graceful" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Masako (1963-) is the current empress consort of Japan. This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.

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Entry updated April 25, 2021