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
Mineko Girl Japanese Summit and child
Mineo Boy Japanese Man of the summit
Mineto Boy Japanese One at the summit
Minori Both Japanese Beautiful harbor
Minoru Boy Japanese Reality; harvest
Mio Girl Japanese Beautiful cherry
Mirai Girl Japanese Future
Misa Girl Japanese Beautiful sand
Misaki Girl Japanese Beautiful blossom
Misako Girl Japanese Beautiful helpfu...
Misao Boy Japanese Fidelity
Misaye Girl Japanese Beautiful sand p...
Misoka Girl Japanese Born in the end ...
Misora Girl Japanese Beautiful sky
Mitsuaki Boy Japanese Shining light
Mitsue Both Japanese Branch of light
Mitsuho Both Japanese Light and protec...
Mitsuki Girl Japanese Beautiful moon
Mitsuko Girl Japanese Child of the light
Mitsunobu Boy Japanese Light and truth
Mitsuo Boy Japanese Shining man
Mitsuye Girl Japanese Branch of light
Mitsuyo Both Japanese Generation of li...
Miu Girl Japanese Beautiful feathers
Miwa Girl Japanese Three rings; bea...
Miwako Girl Japanese Child of beautif...
Miya Girl Japanese Temple; increasi...
Miyabi Girl Japanese Graceful
Miyako Girl Japanese Capital; beautif...
Miye Girl Japanese Beautiful branch