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
Seika Girl Japanese Pure summer
Seiki Both Japanese Star and beginning
Seiko Girl Japanese Sincere child
Seina Girl Japanese Star and Nara
Seira Girl Japanese Holy and good
Seishirou Boy Japanese Son of the histo...
Seito Boy Japanese Star and sake di...
Seiya Boy Japanese Sincere one
Setsu Girl Japanese Node; verse
Setsuko Girl Japanese Season child
Setsuna Both Japanese Calm snow
Shigeko Girl Japanese Nourishing child
Shigemi Both Japanese Luxuriant beauty
Shigeo Boy Japanese Heavy male
Shigeru Boy Japanese Luxuriant
Shigeto Boy Japanese Luxuriant one
Shiho Girl Japanese Will and sail
Shika Girl Japanese Excellent intent...
Shinako Girl Japanese Faithful child
Shingo Boy Japanese My humility
Shinichi Boy Japanese One truth
Shinji Boy Japanese True ruler
Shino Girl Japanese Of faith
Shinobu Boy Japanese Endurance
Shinya Boy Japanese Truthful one
Shiomi Girl Japanese Beautiful tide
Shione Girl Japanese Sound of the tide
Shiori Girl Japanese Bookmark; guideb...
Shiro Boy Japanese Samurai male
Shirou Boy Japanese Fourth son