Scripts 伸一郎, 伸一朗, 進一郎, 進一朗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Other Forms FormsShin'ichiro, Shinichirō, Shinichirou
From Japanese 伸 (shin) meaning "lengthen" or 進 (shin) meaning "advance, make progress", 一 (ichi) meaning "one" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son" or 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear". Other kanji combinations are possible.Famous bearers of this name are Japanese baseball player Shinichiro Kawabata and Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher Shinichiro Koyama.