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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
Yoshimi Both Japanese To rejoice in be...
Yoshino Girl Japanese Dense beauty
Yoshio Boy Japanese Righteous man
Yosuke Boy Japanese To give help
Yota Boy Japanese Thick sunshine
You Both Japanese Sunshine
Youga Boy Japanese Sun and sprout
Youhei Boy Japanese Flat sea
Youka Girl Japanese Ocean smell
Youko Girl Japanese Sunshine child
Yousuke Boy Japanese Ocean meditation
Youta Boy Japanese Thick sunshine
Yuga Boy Japanese To have buds
Yui Girl Japanese Clothes fastening
Yuiko Girl Japanese Thoughful child
Yuina Girl Japanese Superior greens
Yuka Girl Japanese Fragrant
Yukari Girl Japanese Affinity
Yuki Both Japanese Blessing; snow
Yukiko Girl Japanese Fortunate child
Yukino Girl Japanese From a story
Yukio Boy Japanese Happy man
Yukito Boy Japanese Traveller
Yuko Girl Japanese Helpful child
Yumi Girl Japanese Beautiful
Yumiko Girl Japanese Helpful beautifu...
Yuna Girl African Good looks
Yuri Both Russian Earth worker
Yurie Girl Japanese Grace of the lily
Yurika Girl Japanese Beautiful lily