List of Japanese Baby Names Meanings View Other Origins

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  • Geena
    The meaning of the name “Geena” is: “Famous Warrior, Variant of GINA”.
    Meaning: A well- born woman, Silvery, Origin: Japanese / English
  • Hanaa
    The name Hanaa' is a Muslim baby name. In Muslim the meaning of the name Hanaa' is: Happiness. Bliss. Felicity.
    Meaning: Resembling a flower blossom, a blissful woman, Variant of Arabic Hana, Origin: Japanese / Arabic
  • Jakobe
    Etymology & Historical Origin - Jakobe. Jakobe is a modern Americanized rendition of Jacoby, which is a patronymic Jewish surname derived from the Hebrew personal name “Yaakov” (Latin: Jacob). The original Hebrew name is derived from the word "akev" which literally translates to "at the heel".
    Meaning: Shrine families, Origin: Japanese
  • Joannie
    Origin of the name Joanne: Middle Latin feminine form of Joannes (God is gracious). The name is derived from the Greek Iōannes, a derivative of the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan, which is from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious). From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book.
    Meaning: God is gracious, Origin: Japanese
  • Kobe - KOH-bee
    Etymology & Historical Origin - Kobe. The name Kobe comes from a city in Japan notable for the origin of Kobe beef. ... Kobe is also said to consist of two kanji "Ko" (meaning 'god') and "Be" (meaning 'door') which may also fit since the city of Kobe was built around a shrime which opened the doors to Japanese gods.
    Meaning: Supplanter, Origin: Japanese
  • Miya
    The name Miya is a baby girl name. The name Miya comes from the Japanese origin. In Japanese The meaning of the name Miya is: Three arrows; temple.
    Meaning: From the sacred temple, Origin: Japanese
  • Renn
    It is a unisex name but I think it fits boys better. Has links to the unisex names Réné (French, meaning rebirth) and Ren (Japanese, meaning water lily, lotus) and the Latin word 'Renn' meaning rebirth, from which renaissance comes. Personal experiences with the name Renn: | Edit. My youngest son is called Renn.
    Meaning: Resembling a water lily, Origin: Japanese
  • Sakura
    From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom", though it is often written さくら using the hiragana writing system. It can also come from 咲 (saku) meaning "blossom" and 良 (ra) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" as well as other kanji combinations.
    Meaning: Resembling a cherry blossom, Origin: Japanese
  • Aito - a-EE-toh
    More info about the name "Aito" Aito is a Japanese name that comes from the word 'ai' which means 'love' in Japanese. A number of names in Japanese start with Ai because of this.
    Meaning: Darling child, Origin: Japanese
  • Akio - AH-kee-oh
    The name Akio is a baby boy name. The name Akio comes from the Japanese origin. In Japanese The meaning of the name Akio is: Variant of Akihiko: Bright boy.
    Meaning: Bright man, Origin: Japanese
  • Andrea - AN-dree-ə
    It comes from the Greek word andrós which means "manly". For a girl's name, some people extrapolate that the meaning is "courageous" or "womanly". Famous real-life people named Andrea: | Edit.
    Meaning: Daring, Origin: Czech, English, Greek, Japanese
  • Daichi - DIE-chee
    From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with 地 (chi) meaning "earth, land" or 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect".
    Meaning: Impressive or grand first son, Origin: Japanese
  • Daiki - DIE-kee
    From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness", 樹 (ki) meaning "tree" or 貴 (ki) meaning "valuable".
    Meaning: Impressive or grand tree, Origin: Japanese
  • Daisuke - DIE-soo-keh
    Meaning & History. From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" and 輔 (suke) meaning "help".
    Meaning: Impressive or great help, Origin: Japanese
  • Eiichi - eh-EE-chee
    Meaning. Different meanings depending on the kanji used. Eiichi (written: 暎一, 栄一, 英一, 詠一 or 重廣) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include: Eiichi Fukui (福井 英一) (1921–1954), Japanese manga artist.
    Meaning: The prosperous one, Origin: Japanese
  • Eiji - AY-chee
    E-iji, ei-ji ] The baby boy name Eiji is pronounced EH-iy-JH-iy or EY-JH-iy †. Eiji is of Japanese origin and it is also used largely in the Japanese language. The name's meaning is 'second-born son'. See also the related categories, son (heir) and japanese. Eiji is rarely used as a baby name for boys.
    Meaning: The second born one, Origin: Japanese
  • Eito - eh-EE-to
    The meaning of the name “Eito” is: “Prosperous person”. Categories: Asian Names, Japanese Names. Used in: Japanese speaking countries.
    Meaning: A very wealthy or prosperous person, Origin: Japanese
  • Fumihiro - FUH-mi-hi-ro
    Fumihiro (written: 文尋, 郁洋, 史弘 or 史浩) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include: Fumihiro Himori (日森 文尋, born 1948), Japanese politician.
    Meaning: Large sentence, Origin: Japanese
  • Giichi - gee-EE-chee
    The meaning of the name “Giichi” is: “One rule; righteous one”. Categories: Asian Names, Japanese Names. Used in: Japanese speaking countries.
    Meaning: Single rule, Origin: Japanese
  • Hansuke - HAHN-soo-keh
    More info about the name "Hansuke" Hansuke is a Japanese name, derived from two Japanese words - 'han', which means 'companion', and 'suke', which means 'help or assist'.
    Meaning: A very helpful friend, Origin: Japanese
  • Haruki - HAH-roo-kee
    From Japanese 晴 (haru) meaning "clear weather" or 陽 (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness" or 生 (ki) meaning "living".
    Meaning: A wooded spring, Origin: Japanese
  • Hibiki - HIH-bi-ki
    From Japanese 響 (hibiki) meaning "sound, echo".
    Meaning: Echo, Origin: Japanese
  • Hideo - hee-DEH-o
    Meaning. Different meanings depending on the kanji used. Hideo is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include: Hideo Den (田 英夫, 1923–2009), Japanese politician and news presenter.
    Meaning: Excellent male child, Origin: Japanese
  • Hikaru - HIH-kah-roo
    Hikaru (ひかる, ヒカル) is a Japanese verb meaning "to shine" (光る), and it is the dictionary form of the word Hikari (光 light). It is also a Japanese given name that can be given to either sex and rarely used as a surname.
    Meaning: Shining brilliance, Origin: Japanese
  • Hiroaki - HI-roh-ah-ki
    Word/name. Japanese. Meaning. Different meanings depending on the kanji used. Hiroaki (written: 広明, 広朗, 寛晃, 宏昭, 宏章, 宏晃, 宏明, 紘彰, 廣明, 廣彰, 博明, 博亮, 拓晃, 裕明, 裕亮, 祥朗, 弘毅, 弘明, 弘昭, 浩明, 浩昭, 浩章 or 公明) is a masculine Japanese given name.
    Meaning: Spreading brightness, Origin: Japanese
  • Hirohito - HI-roh-hi-toh
    Meaning: Plentiful benevolence or goodwill, Origin: Japanese
  • Hiroki - HI-roh-ki
    From Japanese 大 (hiro) meaning "big, great" and 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness" or 樹 (ki) meaning "tree".
    Meaning: Large sparkle, Origin: Japanese
  • Hiromichi - HI-roh-mi-chi
    Meaning. Different meanings depending on the kanji used. Hiromichi (written: 煕通, 博通, 宏典, 弘道, 広道, 浩道, 寛道, 寛理 or 博達) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include: Hiromichi Fuyuki (冬木 弘道) (1960–2003), Japanese wrestler.
    Meaning: Broad street, Origin: Japanese
  • Hiromitsu - HI-roh-mi-tsoo
    Different meanings depending on the kanji used. Hiromitsu is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include: Hiromitsu Agatsuma (born 1973), shamisen player. Hiromitsu "Hiro-x" Aoki, J-pop musical artist.
    Meaning: Large light, Origin: Japanese
  • Hironori - HI-roh-noh-ri
    Hironori (written: 浩典, 浩徳, 浩得, 博紀, 宏範, 大徳 or 弘則) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include: Hironori Ishikawa (石川 大徳) (born 1988), Japanese footballer.
    Meaning: Benevolent ruler, Origin: Japanese