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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
Machi Girl Japanese True happiness
Machiko Girl Japanese Knowledgeable ch...
Madoka Girl Japanese Circle
Maeko Girl Japanese Child of true bl...
Maemi Girl Japanese Ten thousand ble...
Maho Girl Japanese True sail
Mai Girl Chinese Ocean or elegance
Maiha Girl Japanese Dance of the waves
Maiko Girl Japanese Dance child
Maki Girl Japanese True record
Makiko Girl Japanese True record child
Mako Girl Japanese Child of truth
Makoto Boy Japanese Sincerity; truth...
Mamoru Boy Japanese Protect
Mana Both Hawaiian Divine power
Manabu Boy Japanese Study
Manami Girl Japanese Beautiful love
Mao Both Japanese True center
Mari Girl Hebrew Uncertain, maybe...
Marika Girl Hebrew Uncertain, maybe...
Mariko Girl Japanese Child of true re...
Masa Boy Japanese True sand
Masae Girl Japanese Blessed with ele...
Masafumi Boy Japanese Government writi...
Masahiro Boy Japanese Straightforward;...
Masako Girl Japanese Proper child
Masashi Boy Japanese Elegant director
Masato Boy Japanese True man; holy man
Masaye Girl Japanese Blessed with ele...
Masayo Girl Japanese Elegant generation