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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Japanese.
gender
usage
Ai 1 愛, 藍, あい f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection", (ai) meaning "indigo", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
Aiko 愛子, あいこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other character combinations.
Aimi 愛美, あいみ f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Aina 3 愛菜, あいな f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", as well as other character combinations.
Airi 1 愛莉, 愛梨, あいり f Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "pear". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Akane 茜, あかね f Japanese
From Japanese (akane) meaning "deep red, dye from the rubia plant". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
Akari 明里, 朱里, 朱莉, あかり f Japanese
From Japanese (aka) meaning "bright" or (aka) meaning "vermilion red" combined with (ri) meaning "village" or (ri) meaning "white jasmine". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Akemi 明美, あけみ f Japanese
From Japanese (ake) meaning "bright" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aki 2 晶, 明, 秋, 亜希, 亜樹, 亜紀, あき f Japanese
From Japanese (aki) meaning "clear, crystal", (aki) meaning "bright" or (aki) meaning "autumn". It can also come from (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can form this name too.
Akiko 晶子, 明子, 秋子, あきこ f Japanese
From Japanese (aki) meaning "clear, crystal", (aki) meaning "bright" or (aki) meaning "autumn" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Akira 昭, 明, 亮, 晶, あきら m & f Japanese
From Japanese (akira) meaning "bright", (akira) meaning "bright" or (akira) meaning "clear". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name. A famous bearer was the Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), given name written .
Ami 3 亜美, あみ f Japanese
From Japanese (a) meaning "second, Asia" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aoi 葵, 碧, あおい f & m Japanese
From Japanese (aoi) meaning "hollyhock, althea" or an adjectival form of (ao) meaning "green, blue". Other kanji with the same reading can form this name as well.
Asami 麻美, あさみ f Japanese
From Japanese (asa) meaning "hemp" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Asuka 明日香, 飛鳥, あすか f & m Japanese
From Japanese 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow" and (ka) meaning "fragrance", or from (asu) meaning "to fly" and (ka) meaning "bird". Other kanji combinations can be possible as well.
Atsuko 温子, 篤子, 敦子, あつこ f Japanese
From Japanese (atsu) meaning "warm", (atsu) meaning "deep, true, sincere" or (atsu) meaning "honest" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aya 1 彩, 綾, あや f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour", (aya) meaning "design", or other kanji characters with the same pronunciation.
Ayaka 彩花, 彩華, 彩香, あやか f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour" combined with (ka) or (ka) both meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ayako 彩子, 綾子, 絢子, あやこ f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour", (aya) meaning "design" or (aya) meaning "brilliant fabric design, kimono design" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
Ayame 菖蒲, あやめ f Japanese
From Japanese 菖蒲 (ayame) meaning "iris (flower)". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
Ayane 彩音, 綾音, 絢音, あやね f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour", (aya) meaning "design" or (aya) meaning "brilliant fabric design, kimono design" combined with (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ayano 彩乃, 綾乃, あやの f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour" or (aya) meaning "design" combined with (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Ayumi 亜由美, 歩, あゆみ f Japanese
From Japanese (ayumi) meaning "walk, step". It can also be from (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with (yu) meaning "reason, cause" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Otherwise it can be written with different combinations of kanji, or with the hiragana writing system.
Chie 千枝, 千恵, 千絵, ちえ f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" combined with (e) meaning "branch", (e) meaning "favour, benefit" or (e) meaning "picture, painting". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Chihiro 千尋, ちひろ f & m Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (hiro) meaning "fathom, armspan", as well as other kanji combinations.
Chika 2 千佳, 智佳, 千花, 智花, 散花, ちか f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (chi) meaning "scatter" combined with (ka) meaning "good, beautiful" or (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Chikako 千香子, ちかこ f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (ka) meaning "fragrance" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can be possible.
Chinatsu 千夏, ちなつ f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (natsu) meaning "summer", as well as other kanji combinations.
Chiyo 千代, 千世, ちよ f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" combined with (yo) meaning "generation" or (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Chiyoko 千代子, ちよこ f Japanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (yo) meaning "generation" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Cho 蝶, ちょう f Japanese (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji (see Chō).
Chō 蝶, ちょう f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (chō) meaning "butterfly".
Chōko 蝶子, ちょうこ f Japanese
From Japanese (chō) meaning "butterfly" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can be possible.
Chou 蝶, ちょう f Japanese (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji (see Chō).
Chouko 蝶子, ちょうこ f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 蝶子 (see Chōko).
Ema 2 恵麻, 江麻, えま f Japanese
From Japanese (e) meaning "favour, benefit" or (e) meaning "bay, inlet" combined with (ma) meaning "flax". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Emi 恵美, 絵美, えみ f Japanese
From Japanese (e) meaning "favour, benefit" or (e) meaning "picture, painting" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Etsuko 悦子, えつこ f Japanese
From Japanese (etsu) meaning "joy, pleased" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
Fuyuko 冬子, ふゆこ f Japanese
From Japanese (fuyu) meaning "winter" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji.
Hana 3 花, 華, はな f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana) both meaning "flower". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Hanae 花絵, 華恵, 華絵, はなえ f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana), which both mean "flower", combined with (e) meaning "picture" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hanako 花子, はなこ f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) meaning "flower" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
Haru 陽, 春, 晴, はる m & f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Haruka 遥, 春花, 晴香, はるか f & m Japanese
From Japanese (haruka) meaning "distant, remote". It can also come from (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Additionally, other kanji combinations can form this name.
Haruko 春子, 陽子, はるこ f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
Haruna 1 晴菜, 遥菜, 春菜, はるな f Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "spring" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hibiki 響, ひびき m & f Japanese
From Japanese (hibiki) meaning "sound, echo".
Hifumi 一二三, ひふみ m & f Japanese
From Japanese (hi) meaning "one", (fu) meaning "two" and (mi) meaning "three".
Hikari 光, ひかり f & m Japanese
From Japanese (hikari) meaning "light". Other kanji can also form this name. It is often written with the hiragana writing system.
Hikaru 光, 輝, ひかる m & f Japanese
From Japanese (hikaru) meaning "light" or (hikaru) meaning "brightness". Other kanji can also form this name.
Hina 陽菜, 日菜, ひな f Japanese
From Japanese (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" or (hi) meaning "sun, day" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hinata 日向, 陽向, 向日葵, ひなた f & m Japanese
From Japanese 日向 (hinata) meaning "sunny place", 陽向 (hinata) meaning "toward the sun", or a non-standard reading of 向日葵 (himawari) meaning "sunflower". Other kanji compounds are also possible. Because of the irregular readings, this name is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Hiroko 寛子, 裕子, 浩子, 弘子, ひろこ f Japanese
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "tolerant, generous", (hiro) meaning "abundant" or (hiro) meaning "prosperous" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hitomi 瞳, 史美, ひとみ f Japanese
From Japanese (hitomi) meaning "pupil of the eye". It can also come from (hito) meaning "history" and (mi) meaning "beautiful", as well as other kanji combinations. This name is often written with the hiragana writing system.
Honoka 和花, 穂香, ほのか f Japanese
From Japanese (hono) meaning "harmony" (using an obscure nanori reading) and (ka) meaning "flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciation. Very often it is written using the hiragana writing system.
Hoshi 星, ほし f Japanese
From Japanese (hoshi) meaning "star" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
Hoshiko 星子, ほしこ f Japanese
From Japanese (hoshi) meaning "star" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hotaru 蛍, ほたる f Japanese
From Japanese (hotaru) meaning "firefly".
Izumi 泉, いずみ f Japanese
From Japanese (izumi) meaning "fountain, spring". This name can also be constructed from other combinations of kanji.
Jun 2 淳, 潤, 純, 順, じゅん m & f Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "pure", (jun) meaning "moisture", (jun) meaning "pure, clean, simple", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Junko 順子, 純子, じゅんこ f Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "obedience" or (jun) meaning "pure" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
Kaede 楓, かえで f & m Japanese
From Japanese (kaede) meaning "maple" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Kanako 加奈子, 香菜子, 香奈子, かなこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "increase" or (ka) meaning "fragrance" combined with (na), a phonetic character, or (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and finished with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Kanna 栞菜, 環那, かんな f Japanese
From Japanese (kan) meaning "bookmark" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Kanon 花音, かのん f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" and (non) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
Kaori 香, 香織, かおり f Japanese
From Japanese (kaori) meaning "fragrance". It can also come from an alternate reading of (ka) combined with (ori) meaning "weaving". Other kanji combinations are possible. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Kaoru 薫, 香, 馨, かおる f & m Japanese
From Japanese (kaoru), (kaoru), (kaoru) all meaning "fragrance, fragrant", as well as other kanji having the same reading.
Karen 3 華蓮, かれん f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower" and (ren) meaning "lotus, water lily". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
Kasumi 霞, 花澄, かすみ f Japanese
From Japanese (kasumi) meaning "mist". It can also come from (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with (sumi) meaning "clear, pure". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Kazue 和枝, 一恵, 一枝, かずえ f Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" or (kazu) meaning "one" combined with (e) meaning "branch" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other combinations of kanji characters can potentially form this name.
Kazuko 一子, 和子, かずこ f Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be formed from other kanji combinations.
Kei 慧, 圭, 慶, 恵, けい m & f Japanese
From Japanese (kei) meaning "intelligent", (kei) meaning "gemstone" or (kei) meaning "congratulate". This name can also be formed from other kanji or kanji combinations.
Keiko 慶子, 敬子, 啓子, 恵子, けいこ f Japanese
From Japanese (kei) meaning "celebrate", (kei) meaning "respect", (kei) meaning "open, begin" or (kei) meaning "favour, benefit" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kiku 菊, きく f Japanese
From Japanese (kiku) meaning "chrysanthemum", as well as other kanji characters that are pronounced the same way.
Kimiko 貴美子, 君子, きみこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ki) meaning "valuable" with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (kimi) meaning "lord, noble" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kiyoko 清子, 聖子, きよこ f Japanese
From Japanese (kiyo) meaning "clear, pure, clean" or (kiyo) meaning "holy" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
Kohaku 琥珀, こはく f & m Japanese
From Japanese 琥珀 (kohaku) meaning "amber".
Koharu 小春, 心春, こはる f Japanese
From Japanese (ko) meaning "small" or (ko) meaning "heart" combined with (haru) meaning "spring". The compound word 小春 means "late summer". Other combinations of kanji characters can form this name as well.
Kokoro 心, こころ f Japanese
From Japanese (kokoro) meaning "heart, mind, soul" or other kanji and kanji combinations having the same pronunciation. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Kotone 琴音, ことね f Japanese
From Japanese (koto), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp, combined with (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Kumiko 久美子, くみこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ku) meaning "long time", (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kyo 協, 京, 郷, 杏, きょう m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or or (see Kyō).
Kyō 協, 京, 郷, 杏, きょう m & f Japanese
From Japanese (kyō) meaning "unite, cooperate", (kyō) meaning "capital city", (kyō) meaning "village", (kyō) meaning "apricot", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
Kyōko 京子, 恭子, きょうこ f Japanese
From Japanese (kyō) meaning "capital city" or (kyō) meaning "respectful, polite" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Kyoko 京子, 恭子, きょうこ f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 京子 or 恭子 (see Kyōko).
Kyou 協, 京, 郷, 杏, きょう m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or or (see Kyō).
Kyouko 京子, 恭子, きょうこ f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 京子 or 恭子 (see Kyōko).
Mai 2 舞, 麻衣, 真愛, まい f Japanese
From Japanese (mai) meaning "dance" or 麻衣 (mai) meaning "linen robe". It can also come from (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ai) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
Makoto 誠, まこと m & f Japanese
From Japanese (makoto) meaning "sincerity", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
Mami 真美, 麻美, まみ f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (ma) meaning "flax" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
Manami 愛美, 愛海, まなみ f Japanese
From Japanese (mana) meaning "love, affection" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mao 1 真央, 真緒, 舞桜, まお f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (mai) meaning "dance" combined with (o) meaning "center", (o) meaning "thread" or (o) meaning "cherry blossom". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mari 2 真理, 真里, まり f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ri) meaning "reason, logic" or (ri) meaning "village". Many other combinations of kanji characters can form this name.
Mariko 真里子, まりこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine", (ri) meaning "village" and (ko) meaning "child". Many different combinations of kanji characters can form this name.
Masako 雅子, 正子, まさこ f Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "elegant, graceful" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Masako (1963-) is the current empress consort of Japan. This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
Masami 成美, 正美, まさみ f & m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "become" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
Masuyo 益世, ますよ f Japanese
From Japanese (masu) meaning "profit, benefit" and (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mayu 真優, 満夕, まゆ f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (ma) meaning "full" combined with (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yu) meaning "evening". This name can also be constructed from other kanji combinations.
Mayumi 1 真弓, 真由美, まゆみ f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (yumi) meaning "archery bow" or (yu) meaning "reason, cause" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". This name can also be constructed from other kanji combinations.
Megumi 恵, 愛, めぐみ f Japanese
From Japanese (megumi) meaning "favour, benefit" or (megumi) meaning "love, affection", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that have the same reading. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Mei 2 芽依, 芽生, 芽衣, めい f Japanese
From Japanese (me) meaning "bud, sprout" combined with (i) meaning "rely on", (i) meaning "life" or (i) meaning "clothing, garment". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Michi 1 道, みち m & f Japanese
From Japanese (michi) meaning "path". Other kanji can also form this name.
Michiko 美智子, みちこ f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be comprised of other combinations of kanji.
Midori 緑, みどり f Japanese
From Japanese (midori) meaning "green", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that have the same pronunciation.
Miho 2 美穂, 美保, みほ f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ho) meaning "grain" or (ho) meaning "protect, maintain". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Mika 2 美香, 美加, みか f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ka) meaning "fragrance" or (ka) meaning "increase". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Miki 美紀, みき f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Miku 美空, 美久, 未来, みく f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ku) meaning "sky" or (ku) meaning "long time". It can also come from a nanori reading of 未来 (mirai) meaning "future". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
Minako 美奈子, みなこ f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (na), a phonetic character, and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Minato 港, みなと m & f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (minato) meaning "harbour", as well as other combinations of kanji having the same pronunciation.
Minoru 実, みのる m & f Japanese
From Japanese (minoru) meaning "to bear fruit", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
Mio 美桜, 美緒, みお f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (o) meaning "cherry blossom" or (o) meaning "thread". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
Misaki 美咲, みさき f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (saki) meaning "blossom". This name can be formed from other combinations of kanji as well.
Mitsuko 光子, みつこ f Japanese
From Japanese (mitsu) meaning "light" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Miu 美羽, みう f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (u) meaning "feather". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Miyako 美夜子, みやこ f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (ya) meaning "night" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed from other combinations of kanji as well.
Miyu 美優, 美結, 実優, 美夕, みゆ f Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth" combined with (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "evening". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mizuki 瑞希, みずき f Japanese
From Japanese (mizu) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other kanji combinations.
Moe 2 萌, もえ f Japanese
From Japanese (moe) meaning "bud, sprout". Other kanji with the same reading can also form this name.
Momoka 百花, 桃花, 桃香, ももか f Japanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ka) meaning "flower" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Momoko 百子, 桃子, ももこ f Japanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be constructed from other kanji combinations as well.
Moriko 森子, もりこ f Japanese
From Japanese (mori) meaning "forest" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Nana 2 菜奈, 奈菜, 菜々, 奈々, なな f Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and/or (na), a phonetic character. The characters can be in either order or the same character can be duplicated, as indicated by the symbol . Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also be used to form this name.
Nanako 菜々子, ななこ f Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
Nanami 七海, 菜々美, ななみ f Japanese
From Japanese (nana) meaning "seven" and (mi) meaning "sea". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Nao 直, 奈央, 奈緒, なお f & m Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight, direct" or from a combination of (na), a phonetic character, and (o) meaning "center". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Naoko 直子, なおこ f Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight, direct" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
Naomi 2 直美, 直己, なおみ f & m Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight, direct" and (mi) meaning "beautiful" (usually feminine) or (mi) meaning "self" (usually masculine). Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Natsuki 菜月, 夏希, なつき f Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsuki) meaning "moon". Alternatively, it can come from (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Natsuko 夏子, なつこ f Japanese
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
Natsumi 夏美, 菜摘, なつみ f Japanese
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsumi) meaning "pick, pluck". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Noa 3 乃愛, のあ f Japanese
From Japanese (no), a possessive particle, and (a) meaning "love, affection". This name can also be constructed from other kanji or kanji combinations.
Nobuko 信子, のぶこ f Japanese
From Japanese (nobu) meaning "trust" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji characters can also form this name.
Noriko 典子, 紀子, 法子, のりこ f Japanese
From Japanese (nori) meaning "rule, ceremony" or (nori) meaning "chronicle" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ran 蘭, らん f Japanese
From Japanese (ran) meaning "orchid" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.
Rei 鈴, 麗, 玲, れい f Japanese
From Japanese (rei) meaning "bell", (rei) meaning "beautiful, lovely" or (rei) meaning "the tinkling of jade". This name can also be formed by other kanji with the same pronunciation.
Reina 3 怜奈, れいな f Japanese
From Japanese (rei) meaning "wise" and (na), a phonetic character. This name can also be formed by other combinations of kanji.
Ren 蓮, 恋, れん m & f Japanese
From Japanese (ren) meaning "lotus", (ren) meaning "love", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Riko 莉子, 理子, りこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "reason, logic" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rin 凛, りん f & m Japanese
From Japanese (rin) meaning "dignified, severe, cold" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Rina 4 莉奈, 里菜, 莉菜, 里奈, りな f Japanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "village" combined with (na), a phonetic character, or (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rio 2 莉央, 莉緒, 里桜, りお f Japanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "village" combined with (o) meaning "center", (o) meaning "thread" or (o) meaning "cherry blossom". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Sachie 幸枝, 幸恵, さちえ f Japanese
From Japanese (sachi) meaning "happiness, good luck" and (e) meaning "branch" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Sachiko 幸子, さちこ f Japanese
From Japanese (sachi) meaning "happiness, good luck" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Saki 咲希, 沙紀, 早紀, さき f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "blossom" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other combinations of kanji characters.
Sakiko 咲子, さきこ f Japanese
From Japanese (saki) meaning "blossom" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
Sakura 桜, 咲良, さくら f Japanese
From Japanese (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom", though it is often written using the hiragana writing system. It can also come from (saku) meaning "blossom" and (ra) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" as well as other kanji combinations.
Sakurako 桜子, さくらこ f Japanese
From Japanese (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Saori 沙織, 早織, 佐織, 沙緒里, さおり f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "sand" or (sa) meaning "already, now" combined with (ori) meaning "weaving". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Satomi 里美, 聡美, 智美, さとみ f Japanese
From Japanese (sato) meaning "village" or (sato) meaning "intelligent, clever, bright" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sayaka 沙也香, 沙耶香, 沙也加, 紗耶香, さやか f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "sand" or (sa) meaning "thread, silk" with (ya) meaning "also" or (ya), an interjection, combined with (ka) meaning "fragrance" or (ka) meaning "increase". This name can also be composed of other kanji combinations. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Sayuri 小百合, さゆり f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "small" and 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". This name can also be composed of other kanji combinations.
Setsuko 節子, せつこ f Japanese
From Japanese (setsu) meaning "section, period, verse, melody" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also be possible.
Shinju 真珠, しんじゅ f Japanese
From Japanese 真珠 (shinju) meaning "pearl".
Shinobu 忍, しのぶ m & f Japanese
From Japanese (shinobu) meaning "endurance, patience", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
Shion 紫苑, 詩音, しおん f & m Japanese
From Japanese 紫苑 (shion) meaning "aster". It can also come from (shi) meaning "poem" and (on) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Shiori 詩織, 栞, 撓, しおり f & m Japanese
As a feminine name it can be from Japanese (shi) meaning "poem" combined with (ori) meaning "weave". It can also be from (shiori) meaning "bookmark" (usually feminine) or (shiori) meaning "lithe, bending" (usually masculine), as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
Shizuka 静夏, 静香, しずか f Japanese
From Japanese (shizu) meaning "quiet" combined with (ka) meaning "summer" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Shun 2 駿, 俊, しゅん f & m Japanese
From Japanese 駿 (shun) meaning "fast", (shun) meaning "talented", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Sora 空, 昊, そら f & m Japanese
From Japanese (sora) or (sora) both meaning "sky". Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also form this name.
Sumiko 澄子, すみこ f Japanese
From Japanese (sumi) meaning "clear" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Suzu 鈴, すず f Japanese
From Japanese (suzu) meaning "bell" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
Suzume 雀, すずめ f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (suzume) meaning "sparrow", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that are pronounced the same way.
Takako 孝子, たかこ f Japanese
From Japanese (taka) meaning "filial piety" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
Takara 宝, たから m & f Japanese
From Japanese (takara) meaning "treasure, jewel", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
Tamiko 多美子, たみこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ta) meaning "many", (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Tomiko 富子, とみこ f Japanese
From Japanese (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
Tomoko 智子, 朋子, ともこ f Japanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed of other kanji characters as well.
Tomomi 智美, 朋美, 智実, ともみ f & m Japanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Toshiko 敏子, 淑子, としこ f Japanese
From Japanese (toshi) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji characters can also form this name.
Tsubaki 椿, つばき f Japanese
From Japanese 椿 (tsubaki) meaning "camellia flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Tsubame 燕, つばめ f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (tsubame) meaning "swallow (bird)" or other kanji that have the same pronunciation.
Tsubasa 翼, つばさ m & f Japanese
From Japanese (tsubasa) meaning "wing", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
Tsukiko 月子, つきこ f Japanese
From Japanese (tsuki) meaning "moon" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
Ume 梅, うめ f Japanese
From Japanese (ume) meaning "Japanese apricot, plum" (refers specifically to the species Prunus mume). In Japan the ume blossom is regarded as a symbol of spring and a ward against evil. Different kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
Umeko 梅子, うめこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" (referring to the species Prunus mume) and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Wakana 和奏, わかな f Japanese
From Japanese (wa) meaning "harmony, peace" and (kana) meaning "play music, complete", as well as other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Yaeko 八重子, やえこ f Japanese
From Japanese (ya) and (e) meaning "multilayered" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji characters can also form this name.
Yasu 1 安, 康, 坦, やす f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet", (yasu) meaning "peaceful" or (yasu) meaning "flat, smooth, level", as well as other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Yōko 陽子, 洋子, ようこ f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "light, sun, male" or () meaning "ocean" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Yoko 陽子, 洋子, ようこ f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 陽子 or 洋子 (see Yōko).
Yoshi 吉, 義, 良, よし m & f Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good luck", (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other kanji with the same reading.
Yoshie 芳恵, 由恵, よしえ f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "reason, case" combined with (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations with the same reading can also form this name.
Yoshiko 良子, 芳子, 悦子, よしこ f Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "joy, pleased" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.
Youko 陽子, 洋子, ようこ f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 陽子 or 洋子 (see Yōko).
優, 悠, 勇, ゆう m & f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", () meaning "permanence", () meaning "brave", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Yua 結愛, ゆあ f Japanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "tie, bind" and (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yui 結衣, 優衣, 結, ゆい f Japanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" combined with (i) meaning "clothing, garment". It can also come from standalone (yui) using a different nanori reading. This name can be formed of other kanji or kanji combinations as well.
Yuina 結菜, ゆいな f Japanese
From Japanese (yui) meaning "tie, bind" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yūka 優花, 有香, ゆうか f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ka) meaning "flower, blossom". It can also be composed of different kanji that have the same pronunciations.
Yuka 由香, 由佳, ゆか f Japanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ka) meaning "fragrance" or (ka) meaning "good, beautiful". It can also be formed from different kanji that have similar pronunciations.
Yūki 優希, 悠希, 優輝, 悠生, ゆうき m & f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or () meaning "permanence" combined with (ki) meaning "hope", (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
Yuki 幸, 雪, 由貴, 由紀, ゆき f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ki) meaning "valuable" or (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
Yukiko 幸子, 雪子, 由喜子, 由貴子, ゆきこ f Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Alternatively, it can come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (ki) meaning "joy" or (ki) meaning "valuable" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Yūko 優子, 悠子, 裕子, ゆうこ f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", () meaning "permanence" or () meaning "abundant" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed of different kanji characters as well.
Yuko 優子, ゆこ f Japanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji.
Yume 夢, 裕芽, ゆめ f Japanese
From Japanese (yume) meaning "dream, vision". It can also come from (yu) meaning "abundant, rich, plentiful" and (me) meaning "bud, sprout", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
Yumi 弓, 由美, 友美, 弓美, ゆみ f Japanese
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause", (yu) meaning "friend" or a nanori reading of (yu) meaning "archery bow" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
Yumiko 弓子, 由美子, ゆみこ f Japanese
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow" or (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yūna 優菜, 優奈, 柚菜, ゆうな f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or () meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or (na), a phonetic character. Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
Yūri 悠里, ゆうり f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "permanence" and (ri) meaning "village". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
Yuri 2 百合, ゆり f Japanese
From Japanese 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
Yuu 優, 悠, 勇, ゆう m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or (see ).
Yuuka 優花, 有香, ゆうか f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優花 or 有香 (see Yūka).
Yuuki 優希, 悠希, 優輝, 悠生, ゆうき m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優希 or 悠希 or 優輝 or 悠生 (see Yūki).
Yuuko 優子, 悠子, 裕子, ゆうこ f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優子 or 悠子 or 裕子 (see Yūko).
Yuuna 優菜, 優奈, 柚菜, ゆうな f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優菜 or 優奈 or 柚菜 (see Yūna).
Yuuri 悠里, ゆうり f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 悠里 (see Yūri).
Yuzuki 柚希, ゆずき f Japanese
From Japanese (yuzu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.