Name: Makoto

Origin and Meaning of the Name Makoto

  • Meaning:
    Sincerity; truth; faith
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAH koh toh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Makoto)
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Miscellaneous Info for Makoto

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  • Used in:
    Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Makoto may be written with the character for "truth; faith". It is also the Japanese vocabulary word meaning "truth; faith; fidelity". Although chiefly a male name, Makoto is occasionally bestowed on girls.

    Makoto Kino is the civilian name of Sailor Jupiter from the Bishojo Senshi Sera Mun (Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon) manga, anime, live action, and musicals. Makoto's character is known for her courage and integrity and her name is a reflection on her tomboy-like attitude.

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