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
Isako Girl Japanese This sand child
Isamu Boy Japanese Bravery
Isano Girl Japanese This help for you
Isao Boy Japanese Meritorious man
Isaye Girl Japanese Blessed with merit
Ishi Girl Japanese Rock, stone
Isoko Girl Japanese Beach, shore child
Itsuki Boy Japanese Timber trees
Itsuko Girl Japanese Five, fifth child
Itsuo Boy Japanese Fifth male
Iwao Boy Japanese Rock
Izumi Both Japanese Fountain; spring
Jin Both Chinese Gold
Jiro Boy Japanese Second son
Jirou Boy Japanese Second son
Joji Boy Japanese Hand over peace
Jun Both Chinese Truthful
Kaede Both Japanese Maple
Kaho Girl Japanese Perfume and sail
Kaimu Boy Japanese Ocean dream
Kairi Both Japanese Ocean village
Kaisho Boy Japanese Fly over the sea
Kaishou Boy Japanese Fly over the sea
Kaito Boy Japanese Ocean and sake d...
Kako Girl Japanese Summer rainbow
Kakyou Boy Japanese Fragrant view
Kameko Girl Japanese Tortoise child
Kana Both Hawaiian Name of a demi-god
Kanae Girl Hawaiian Beautiful one
Kaname Boy Japanese Vital point