Name: Genji

Origin and Meaning of the Name Genji

  • Meaning:
    Two beginnings
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GEN jee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Genji)
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Miscellaneous Info for Genji

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  • Used in:
    Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The Japanese name Genji may be written with the characters for "beginning; former time; origin" (gen) and "two" (ji). Other possibilities include "meadow; primitive; field; plain; wilderness" (gen) and "two" (ji).
    Genji is also the name of Japanese era, and a surname from an old clan name. The Minamoto clan was also called the Genji.

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