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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
Mutsuko Girl Japanese Intimate child
Nadeshiko Girl Japanese Fringed pink car...
Nagisa Girl Japanese The seashore
Naho Girl Japanese Vegetable and ea...
Nami Both Sanskrit Of great reknown
Namiko Girl Japanese Wave child; surf...
Nana Girl Hebrew Grace; favour
Nanako Girl Japanese Child of the gre...
Nanami Girl Japanese Seven seas
Nanase Girl Japanese Seven currents
Nao Both Japanese Honest
Naoki Boy Japanese Honest tree
Naoko Girl Japanese Obedient child
Naomi Girl Hebrew Beautiful, pleas...
Naota Boy Japanese Thick honesty
Naoto Boy Japanese Truthful person
Naoya Boy Japanese Honest one; stra...
Naoyasu Boy Japanese Still peaceful
Naoyuki Boy Japanese Honesty and happ...
Naozumi Boy Japanese Honesty and inno...
Nari Girl Japanese Deed
Nariaki Boy Japanese Equal clarity
Nariko Girl Japanese Hard-working child
Narue Girl Japanese Turning into a b...
Narumi Girl Japanese Growing beauty
Natsu Girl Japanese Summer
Natsue Girl Japanese Summer painting
Natsuhiko Boy Japanese Summer boy
Natsuki Both Japanese Summer and hope
Natsuko Girl Japanese Child of the sum...