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
Hanaye Girl Japanese Flower blessing
Hanayo Girl Japanese World of flowers
Hansuke Boy Japanese Helpful friend
Harou Boy Japanese Waves
Haru Both Japanese Sunshine; spring...
Harue Girl Japanese Warm blessing; s...
Haruka Girl Japanese Faraway, distant
Haruki Boy Japanese Spring wood
Harumi Girl Japanese Springtime beauty
Haruna Both Japanese Springtime veget...
Haruto Boy Japanese Cleared one; rem...
Haruye Girl Japanese Warm blessing; s...
Haruyo Girl Japanese Warm world
Hatsu Girl Japanese First born
Hatsue Girl Japanese Beginning painting
Hatsuko Girl Japanese First born child
Hatsumi Girl Japanese Beginning of bea...
Hatsuye Girl Japanese Beginning painting
Hayao Boy Japanese Fast man
Hayase Girl Japanese Swift current; r...
Hayate Boy Japanese Sudden
Hayato Boy Japanese Falconer
Hazuki Girl Japanese Leaf and moon
Hibiki Both Japanese Echo; sound
Hideaki Boy Japanese Excellent and br...
Hideharu Boy Japanese Flourishing autumn
Hidehisa Boy Japanese Superior era
Hidekazu Boy Japanese Excellent harmony
Hideki Boy Japanese Excellent trees
Hideko Girl Japanese Splendid child