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
Hidemi Girl Japanese Splendid fruit
Hidenori Boy Japanese Superior rule
Hideo Boy Japanese Excelling man
Hidetaka Boy Japanese Glorious filial ...
Hideyo Girl Japanese Excellent genera...
Hideyuki Boy Japanese Excellent happin...
Hikaru Both Japanese Light; ray of li...
Himawari Girl Japanese Sunflower
Himeko Girl Japanese Princess child
Hina Girl Japanese Sunshine; greens
Hinako Girl Japanese Child of harmani...
Hinata Both Japanese Sunny place; in ...
Hiro Boy Japanese Generous
Hiroaki Boy Japanese Abundant light
Hirohito Boy Japanese Abundant benevol...
Hirokazu Boy Japanese Wide harmony
Hiroki Boy Japanese Wide trees
Hiroko Girl Japanese Broad-minded child
Hiromi Both Japanese Broadminded beauty
Hiromichi Boy Japanese Wide street
Hiromitsu Boy Japanese Wide light
Hironobu Boy Japanese Wide faith
Hironori Boy Japanese Tolerant rule
Hiroto Boy Japanese Big flight
Hiroyuki Boy Japanese Broad happiness
Hisae Girl Japanese Eternal blessing
Hisako Girl Japanese Child of an old ...
Hisano Girl Japanese From a long story
Hisao Boy Japanese Life story
Hisashi Boy Japanese Always