Scripts 凛子, 倫子, 輪子, 琳子, etc.
Pronounced Pron. ṙeen-ko
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Contributor Contrib.cutenose on 8/21/2016
From Japanese 凛 (rin) meaning "dignified, severe, cold", 倫 (rin) meaning "ethics", 輪 (rin) meaning "wheel; ring; loop; hoop" or 琳 (rin) meaning "beautiful jade, gem" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible. Famous bearers are Rinko Kawauchi, a Japanese photographer, Rinko Kikuchi, born as Yuriko Kikuchi, a Japanese film actress, Rinko Kimino, a established Japanese author about kimono, Japanese zakka (folk craft goods) and kabuki and Rinko Ueda, a Japanese manga artist who does mainly shojo manga.