Name: Souji

Origin and Meaning of the Name Souji

  • Meaning:
    General administer
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (SOH jee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Souji)
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Miscellaneous Info for Souji

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  • Used in:
    Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The Japanese name Souji may be written with the characters for "whole; general" (sou) and "administer; director" (ji). Other possibilities include "adore; worship" (sou) and "administer; director" (ji), as well as "religion; worship" (sou) and "government; rule; subdue; be at peace" (ji). Souji is pronounced with a long vowel 'o'. A famous bearer of the name is Souji Okita, a member of the Shinsen-gumi, a samurai group formet to protect the traditional shogunate system in Kyoto during the Edo period (1600-1868). He was well known because of his youth and good looks. He joined the Kondo Isamu's dojo at the age of 9, and was an accomplished swordsman at 15. He died in 1868 at the age of 25.

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