Name: Yoko

Origin and Meaning of the Name Yoko

  • Meaning:
    Honored child
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (YOH koh)
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Miscellaneous Info for Yoko

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  • Used in:
    English and Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Yoko (with a short vowel 'o') occurs rarely as a Japanese name. In such cases, it may be written with the characters for "reputation; praise; honor; glory" (yo) and "child" (ko). Other possibilities include "substitute; change; replace; period; era; generation" (ko) and "child" (ko).
    However, Yoko is a common English transcription of the widely spread Japanese name Youko (pronounced with a long vowel 'o').

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