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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
Masumi Girl Japanese True purity; Inc...
Matsuko Girl Japanese Pine tree child
Matsuyo Girl Japanese Age of the pine ...
Maya Both Greek Uncertain, perha...
Mayu Girl Japanese Gentle truth
Mayumi Girl Japanese True bow
Megumi Girl Japanese Blessing
Mei Girl Chinese The youngest of ...
Miaka Girl Japanese Beautiful red
Michi Both Japanese Route
Michie Girl Japanese Three thousand b...
Michiko Girl Japanese Beautiful wise c...
Michio Boy Japanese Road of life
Michiru Girl Japanese To be full
Michiye Girl Japanese Three thousand b...
Michiyo Girl Japanese Era of beauty an...
Midori Girl Japanese Green
Mie Girl Japanese Beautiful branch
Mieko Girl Japanese Child blessed wi...
Mihoko Girl Japanese Child of protect...
Mika Both Japanese Beautiful smell
Mikako Girl Japanese Beautiful fragra...
Mikayo Girl Japanese Beautiful fragra...
Miki Both Japanese Beautiful story
Mikiko Girl Japanese Child of the tre...
Mikino Girl Japanese Beautiful beginn...
Miko Girl Japanese Crimson truth
Miku Girl Japanese Beautiful crimso...
Minako Girl Japanese Child of the bea...
Minami Girl Japanese South