Scripts 定子, 貞子, 禎子, 節子(Japanese Kanji) さだこ(Japanese Hiragana) サダコ(Japanese Katakana)
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Meaning & History
From Japanese 貞 (sada) meaning "chaste", 節 (sada) meaning "season", 定 (sada) meaning "determined" or 禎 (sada) meaning "blessed, good fortune" combined with Japanese 子 (ko) meaning "child." 貞子 "chaste child" was by far the most common combination.A famous bearer of the name was Sadako Sasaki (佐々木 禎子) (1943-1955), a child who died from leukemia after the Hiroshima bomb. Her endeavour to fold 1000 paper cranes in order to have her wish granted has become a symbol of peace.