Usage English (American, Rare)
Scripts 資生堂(Japanese Kanji)
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Meaning & History
This rare name originates from the name of the Japanese company, Shiseido (also spelled as Shiseidō). The brand name is written as 資生堂 with 資 (shi) meaning "assets, be conductive to, capital, contribute to, data, funds, resources", 生 (shou, sei, i.kiru, i.keru, -u, u.mare, o.u, ki, na.ru, ha.eru) meaning "birth, genuine, life" and 堂 (dou) meaning "hall, public chamber."This name has been used, albeit extremely rarely, since the 1960s in the United States, when Shiseido products were first sold there.