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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
Hisato Boy Japanese One with a long ...
Hisaye Girl Japanese Eternal blessing
Hisayo Girl Japanese Changed era
Hisoka Both Japanese Secret
Hitomi Girl Japanese Beautiful virtue...
Hitomu Boy Japanese One dream
Hitoshi Boy Japanese Benevolence
Hiyori Girl Japanese Weather
Hodaka Boy Japanese Tall ear of grain
Hokuto Girl Japanese Northern metropo...
Honami Girl Japanese Sail, south and ...
Honoka Girl Japanese Faint; indistinct
Hoshimi Girl Japanese Starlight
Hotaru Girl Japanese Firefly
Hyosuke Boy Japanese Helpful soldier
Hyota Boy Japanese Thick bag
Hyousuke Boy Japanese Helpful soldier
Hyouta Boy Japanese Thick bag
Ichiko Girl Japanese First child
Ikki Boy Japanese One horseman
Ikue Girl Japanese Fragrant picture
Ikuko Girl Japanese Raised child
Ikuo Boy Japanese Fragrant man
Ikuya Boy Japanese Fragrant one
Ikuye Girl Japanese Fragrant picture
Ima Girl Japanese Now; the present
Ine Girl Japanese Rice plant
Irie Girl Japanese Get in favor
Iruka Boy Japanese Garment, gem and...
Isae Girl Japanese Blessed with merit