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
Wakako Girl Japanese Child of harmoni...
Wakana Girl Japanese Harmonious music
Wakato Boy Japanese Young one
Washi Boy Japanese Eagle; from a tr...
Wataru Boy Japanese Navigation
Yamato Boy Japanese Ancient Japan
Yasahiro Boy Japanese Tranquil; wise
Yasu Both Japanese Peaceful
Yasuhiro Boy Japanese Abundant honesty...
Yasuko Girl Japanese Peaceful child
Yasuo Boy Japanese Honest man; peac...
Yasushi Boy Japanese Peaceful; honest
Yasuyo Girl Japanese Peaceful era
Yayoi Girl Japanese Full life
Yo Both Japanese Sunshine
Yoga Boy Japanese Sun and sprout
Yohei Boy Japanese Flat sea
Yoka Girl Japanese Ocean smell
Yokkako Girl Japanese Child of the fou...
Yoko Girl Japanese Honored child
Yokuto Boy Japanese Wing and sake di...
Yori Girl Japanese Reliant
Yorie Girl Japanese Clothes and favor
Yoshi Boy Japanese Righteous; good ...
Yoshiaki Boy Japanese Bright justice
Yoshie Girl Japanese Good branch
Yoshihiro Boy Japanese Widespread goodn...
Yoshikazu Boy Japanese Good and harmoni...
Yoshiki Both Japanese Perfumed life
Yoshiko Girl Japanese Good child