Scripts 宗一郎, 総一郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Other Forms FormsSoichiro, Souichirou, Sohichiroh
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Meaning & History
Means either "Prominent son of the family" or "Prominent happiness to the family". The name can have different meanings depending on the kanji used.Notable bearers of this name include: Soichiro Fujitaka (1991-), a Japanese basketball player, Soichiro Honda (1906-1991), a Japanese engineer and industrialist who was the founder of the Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda Motor Company. A notable fictional bearer of the name is Soichiro Yagami, the father of the protagonist Light Yagami in the Death Note manga/anime series.