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
Ai Girl Japanese Love
Aiko Both Japanese Love child
Aina Girl Catalan Catalan form of ...
Airi Girl Japanese Beloved jasmine
Aito Boy Japanese Affection
Akahana Girl Japanese Red rose
Akako Girl Japanese Red child
Akane Girl Japanese Madder; red dye
Akari Girl Japanese Light; brightness
Akatsuki Boy Japanese Dawn
Akemi Girl Japanese Bright and beaut...
Akeno Girl Japanese Bright meadow; o...
Aki Girl Japanese Autumn; bright
Akie Girl Japanese Autumn painting
Akifumi Boy Japanese Bright history
Akiha Girl Japanese Autumn leaf
Akihiko Boy Japanese Bright boy
Akihiro Boy Japanese Bright and large
Akihito Boy Japanese Distinct person
Akiho Girl Japanese Autumn blade of ...
Akiko Girl Japanese Autumn child; br...
Akimi Girl Japanese Autumn fruit
Akimitsu Boy Japanese Autumn light
Akina Girl Swahili Bond, family bon...
Akinobu Boy Japanese Autumn faith
Akinori Boy Japanese Shining rule
Akio Boy Japanese Bright man
Akira Both Japanese Intelligent
Akiye Girl Japanese Autumn painting
Akiyo Boy Japanese White world