Japanese Boy & Girl Names

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Japanese Names

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
Kotose Girl Japanese Koto and star
Kotoyo Girl Japanese Era of the koto
Kouhei Boy Japanese Wide and flat
Kouichi Boy Japanese Happiness and one
Kouji Boy Japanese Abundance and two
Koukai Boy Japanese Sail across the ...
Kouki Boy Japanese Vast and strong
Koume Girl Japanese Small plum
Kousei Boy Japanese Navigation and l...
Kousuke Boy Japanese Inlet and clear
Koyuki Girl Japanese Little snow
Kozue Girl Japanese Treetop
Kozuye Girl Japanese Treetop
Kukiko Girl Japanese Child of the snow
Kumiko Girl Japanese Child with braids
Kunie Girl Japanese Protection of th...
Kunihide Boy Japanese Excellent country
Kunihiro Boy Japanese Wide country
Kuniko Girl Japanese Child born in th...
Kuniye Girl Japanese Protection of th...
Kuniyuki Boy Japanese Country of happi...
Kuuya Boy Japanese Expanding sky
Kuya Boy Japanese Expanding sky
Kyoka Girl Japanese Fragrant capital
Kyoko Girl Japanese Respectful child...
Kyona Girl Japanese Ravine and red a...
Kyouka Girl Japanese Fragrant capital
Kyouko Girl Japanese Respectful child...
Kyouna Girl Japanese Ravine and Nara
Maaya Girl Japanese True design