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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
Chou Girl Japanese Butterfly
Choukichi Boy Japanese Lasting luck
Chouko Girl Japanese Butterfly child;...
Daichi Boy Japanese Great wisdom
Daiki Boy Japanese Big tree
Daisuke Boy Japanese Great help
Ei Girl Japanese Prosper
Eiichi Boy Japanese Prosperous one
Eiji Boy Japanese Two protectors
Eiko Girl Japanese Prosperous child
Eiri Boy Japanese Crystal and vill...
Eita Boy Japanese Thick crystal
Eito Boy Japanese Prosperous person
Emi Girl Japanese Blessed with bea...
Emiko Girl Japanese Child graced wit...
Eri Both Hebrew My protector; my...
Eriko Girl Japanese Child blessed wi...
Erina Girl Gaelic From Ireland
Etsuko Girl Japanese Child of delight
Etsuo Boy Japanese Joyous life
Etsuyo Girl Japanese A generation of ...
Fuji Girl Japanese Wealthy intentio...
Fujie Girl Japanese Wisteria branch
Fujiko Girl Japanese Wisteria child
Fujitaka Boy Japanese Tall wisteria
Fujiye Girl Japanese Wisteria branch
Fukiko Girl Japanese Joyous girl; chi...
Fukuko Girl Japanese Lucky child
Fukuyo Girl Japanese Lucky generation
Fumi Girl Japanese History