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For parents who like to get creative and think outside the box, Japanese baby names are a great place to start. Japanese names are usually written in kanji, which are characters of Chinese origin in Japanese pronunciation, may have a variety of possible Japanese pronunciations. Following this trait, one Japanese name can have dozens of meanings, as well. We have done our best to detangle the mystery in our collection of Japanese names, and have included many traditional and modern Japanese names. Our name detail pages include gender and pronunciation, meaning, popularity info, notable namesakes and pop culture references about each name. Check out our selection of fine Japanese baby names.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Kanayo Girl Japanese Era of excellent...
Kane Boy Hebrew A spear
Kaori Girl Japanese Perfumed weave
Kaoru Both Japanese Fragant
Karin Girl Greek Pure
Kasuga Girl Japanese Spring day
Katsu Girl Japanese Win; win harbor
Katsue Girl Japanese Blessed with vic...
Katsuki Girl Japanese Win season
Katsumi Boy Japanese Win sea
Katsunori Boy Japanese Win law
Katsuye Girl Japanese Blessed with vic...
Kaya Girl Greek Pure
Kayo Girl Japanese Beautiful genera...
Kayoko Girl Japanese Child of a good ...
Kazuaki Boy Japanese Harmonious and b...
Kazue Both Japanese One blessing
Kazuhiko Boy Japanese Peaceful boy
Kazuhiro Boy Japanese Harmony and abun...
Kazuhisa Boy Japanese Harmonious era
Kazuhito Boy Japanese Benevolent one
Kazuho Both Japanese One step
Kazuki Boy Japanese One tree
Kazuma Boy Japanese True harmony
Kazumasa Boy Japanese Peaceful and rig...
Kazumi Both Japanese Beautiful harmony
Kazumichi Boy Japanese Harmonious way
Kazumitsu Boy Japanese Harmonious light
Kazuna Girl Japanese One vegetable
Kazunari Boy Japanese One and become