Name: Tomoe

Origin and Meaning of the Name Tomoe

  • Meaning:
    Friend and blessing
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  • Pronunciation:
    (TO mo eh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Tomoe)
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Miscellaneous Info for Tomoe

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  • Used in:
    Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The Japanese name Tomoe may be written with the characters for "friend" (tomo) and "favor; blessing; grace" (e). Other possibilities include "friend" (tomo) and "creek; inlet; bay" (e), as well as "know; wisdom" (tomo) and "eternity; long; lengthy" (e).
    A famous historical bearer of the name is Tomoe Gozen (1161?1184?). Lady Tomoe is a legendary character as she was one of the few examples of a true female warrior samurai in all of Japanese history.

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