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Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts たけじ(Japanese Hiragana) タケジ(Japanese Katakana) 剛二, 健二, 毅二, 威二, 丈二, 竹二, 彪二, 武二, 孟二, 猛二, 雄二, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. TAH-KE-JEE  [key]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 剛 (take) meaning "firm; strong; hard", 健 (take) meaning "healthy, strong", 毅 (take) meaning "resolute, decisive, firm", 威 (take) meaning "intimidate", 丈 (take) meaning "height", 竹 (take) meaning "bamboo", 彪 (take) meaning "tiger", 武 (take) meaning "military, martial", 孟 (take) meaning "eldest brother", 猛 (take) meaning "ferociousness" or 雄 (take) meaning "hero, manly" combined with 二 (ji) meaning "two". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer was Takeji Fujishima, a Japanese painter, noted for his work in developing Romanticism and impressionism within the yōga (Western-style) art movement in late 19th- and early 20th-century Japanese painting.
Added 6/3/2017 by cutenose
Edited 6/3/2017 by cutenose