Japanese Boy & Girl Names

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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
Rei Both Japanese Salute
Reiji Boy Japanese Courteous child
Reika Girl Japanese Lovely petal
Reiko Girl Japanese Courteous child
Reina Girl Yiddish Pure; clean
Ren Boy Japanese Water lily
Rena Girl Latin Reborn
Renjiro Boy Japanese Second son of th...
Renjirou Boy Japanese Second son of th...
Rie Girl Japanese Blessed with logic
Rieko Girl Japanese Child blessed wi...
Riichi Boy Japanese First advantage;...
Riichirou Boy Japanese Son of one logic
Rika Girl Norse Eternal ruler
Rikiya Boy Japanese Strong one
Riko Girl Japanese Jasmine child
Riku Boy Japanese Shore
Rikuto Boy Japanese Land and sake di...
Rin Girl Japanese Cold
Rina Both English Pet form of name...
Rio Both Spanish River
Risa Girl Japanese Sand of the vill...
Ritsuka Both Japanese Good law
Ritsuko Girl Japanese Child of the law
Riye Girl Japanese Blessed with logic
Riyeko Girl Japanese Child blessed wi...
Rui Both Japanese Gem life
Ruka Girl Japanese Bright blue flower
Rumi Girl Japanese Beautiful lapis ...
Ruri Girl Japanese Lapis lazuli