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Japanese Names

Japanese name composed of the elements ama "heaven, sky" and terasu "to shine," hence "shining over heaven."


 

Here are some Japanese names that we went over when we were naming our baby. We had a hard time but were happy when we found the perfect Japanese name.

Sora (空): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "sky."


Riko (理子): Japanese Name Meaning "jasmine Child."

Mariko 真里子 F Japanese

Yasuko (康子): Japanese Name Meaning "peaceful Child."

Hayato 隼人 M Japanese

Mitsuru (満): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "full" Or "growing."

Hiroko 寛子, 裕子, 浩子 F Japanese

Sakura 桜, 咲良 F Japanese

Aiko 愛子 F Japanese

Yoko F Japanese

Kyoko (恭子): Japanese Name Meaning "child Of The City."

Haruki 晴輝, 陽生 M Japanese

Moriko (森子): Japanese Name Meaning "forest Child."

Yuudai 雄大 M Japanese

Kichiro M Japanese

Kurou 九郎 M Japanese

Aika (愛佳): Japanese Name Meaning "love Song."

Yoshie (1-佳江, 2-由栄, 3-淑恵, 4-好恵): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "beautiful River," 2) "cause-prosper/flourish, 3) "good Grace," And 4) "nice Favor/grace."

Akio 昭夫, 昭男, 昭雄 M Japanese

Toshiko (敏子): Japanese Name Meaning "clever Child."

Sango (さんご): Japanese Name Meaning "coral."

Hisoka (密): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "reserved."

Sakura (桜): Japanese Name Meaning "cherry Blossom."

Kameko (上子): Variant Spelling Of Japanese Kamiko, Meaning "superior Child."

Shinju (真珠): Japanese Name Meaning "pearl."

Mariko (真里子): Japanese Name Meaning "true Village Child."

Yoko (1-洋子, 2-陽子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "foreign/ocean Child" And 2) "sunny Child." 

Minoru 実 M Japanese

Yuuta 優太, 悠太, 勇太 M Japanese

Masuyo 益世 F Japanese

Kameyo: Japanese Name Meaning "tortoise (symbol Of Long Life)."

Haru 陽, 春, 晴 M & F Japanese

Kyou (1-杏, 2- 京, 3- 協, 4- 郷): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning 1) "apricot," 2) "capital," 3) "cooperation," Or 4) "village." 

Masa (1-正, 2-雅, 3-昌, 4-真, 5-政, 6-将): Unisex Short Form Of Japanese Names Beginning With Masa-, Meaning 1) "correct, Just," 2) "elegant," 3) "flourishing, Prosperous" 4) "genuine, True," 5) "governing, Political," 6) "military." Compare With Strictly Masculine Masa.

Yumiko (由美子): Japanese Name Meaning "cause-beauty-child."


Ryoichi M Japanese

Rika (泉): Japanese Name Meaning "valued Fragrance." Compare With Another Form Of Rika.

Yuriko (百合子): Japanese Name Meaning "hundred-perfect-child."

Aina (3) 愛菜 F Japanese

Junko 順子, 純子 F Japanese

Yumiko 由美子, 弓子 F Japanese

Miki (1-美紀, 2-美姫, 3-美樹, 4-美貴): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "beautiful Chronicle," 2) "beautiful Princess," 3) "beautiful Tree," Or "priceless Beauty."

Manami (1-愛美, 2-愛海): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "affectionate Beauty" Or 2) "love Sea."

Yuuko 優子, 悠子, 裕子 F Japanese

Mitsuko (光子): Japanese Name Meaning "light Child" Or "shining Child."

Rei 鈴, 麗, 玲 F Japanese

Ayame (菖蒲): Japanese Name Meaning "iris Flower."

Tomiko (美子): Japanese Name Meaning "fortune/wealth-child."

Airi 愛莉, 愛梨 F Japanese

Shizuko (静子): Japanese Name Meaning "quiet Child."

Kazuo 一男, 和夫 M Japanese

Hideaki 英明 M Japanese

Kazuki 一輝, 和希 M Japanese

Ayaka 彩花, 彩華 F Japanese

Chika (2) 千佳, 智佳, 千花, 智花, 散花 F Japanese

Ryou 涼, 遼, 諒 M Japanese

Youko 陽子, 洋子 F Japanese

Takuma 拓真 M Japanese

Mei (2) 芽依, 芽生, 芽衣 F Japanese

Shinju 真珠 F Japanese

Rokurou 六郎 M Japanese

Haruko (はるこ): Japanese Name Meaning "spring Child."

Ami (3) 亜美 F Japanese

Yori (より): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "servant To The Public."

Shiro M Japanese

Midori (緑): Japanese Name Meaning "green, Verdant."

Masuyo (益世): Japanese Name Meaning "benefit The World."


Wakana 和奏 F Japanese

Ryo (1-亮, 2-遼, 3-諒, 4-涼): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning 1) "brightness," 2) "distant," 3) "reality," 4) "refreshing."

Ryoko (1-亮子, 2-涼子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "bright Child" Or 2) "refreshing Child."

Kasumi (霞): Japanese Name Meaning "mist."

Chiyoko 千代子 F Japanese

Katsuo 勝雄 M Japanese

Natsuki 菜月, 夏希 F Japanese

Daichi 大地, 大智 M Japanese

Noriko (法子 Or 典子): Japanese Name Meaning "law Child" Or "exemplar Child." 

Kaoru 薫 F & M Japanese

Nobu 信, 延 M Japanese

Rina (4) 莉奈, 里菜 F Japanese

Yuri (2) 百合 F Japanese

Takashi 孝, 隆, 崇 M Japanese

Yuki 幸, 雪, 由貴, 由紀 F & M Japanese

Ryo M Japanese

Rei (1-鈴, 2-零, 3-麗, 4-霊): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "bell," 2) "nothing, Zero" Or 3) "lovely," 4) "spirit."

Moe (萌): Japanese Name Meaning "budding."

Sachiko (幸子): Japanese Name Meaning "happy Child."

Setsuko 節子 F Japanese

Tomoko (1-友子, 2-知子, 3-智子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "friendly Child," 2) "knowing Child," And 3) "wise Child."

Gina: Japanese Name Meaning "silvery." Compare With Other Forms Of Gina.

Natsumi (夏美): Japanese Name Meaning "summer Beauty."

Akane 茜 F Japanese

Teruko (照子): Japanese Name Meaning "shining Child."

Taiki 大輝 M Japanese

Ichirou 一郎 M Japanese

Kaede (楓): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "maple."

Shouta 翔太 M Japanese

Kuro M Japanese

Sho M Japanese

Shin 真 M Japanese

Kazue (一恵): Japanese Name Meaning "branch; First Blessing; Harmonious."


Hinata 向日葵, 陽向 F & M Japanese

Yuka (1-由佳, 2-佑香): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "cause-good," And 2) "help-fragrant/incense."

Mika (美香): Japanese Name Meaning "beautiful Fragrance."

Shig: Unisex Short Form Of Japanese Names Beginning With Shig-, Meaning "luxuriant."

Hitomi 瞳, 智美 F Japanese

Yumiko (由美子): Japanese Name Meaning "cause-beauty-child."

Shizuko (静子): Japanese Name Meaning "quiet Child."

Naoki (直樹): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "docile Tree."

Yumi (由美): Japanese Short Form Of Names Beginning With Yumi-, Meaning "cause-beauty."

Hoshi 星 F Japanese

Kazuko 一子, 和子 F Japanese

Sakiko (咲子): Japanese Name Meaning "blossoming Child; Earlier Child."

Momoe (百恵): Japanese Name Meaning "hundred Blessings."

Kyo M & F Japanese

Yuuka 優花 F Japanese

Natsuko 夏子 F Japanese

Naoko (1-直子, 2-尚子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "docile Child" Or 2) "esteemed Child."

Tsubame 燕 F Japanese

Harumi (春美): Japanese Name Meaning "spring Beauty."

Asuka 明日香, 飛鳥 F Japanese

Yuzuki 優月 F Japanese

Kotone 琴音 F Japanese

Momoko 百子, 桃子 F Japanese

Eiko (栄子): Japanese Name Meaning "long-lived Child" Or "splendid Child."

Tarou 太郎 M Japanese

Asami (麻美): Japanese Name Meaning "morning Beauty."

Sota M Japanese

Aya 彩, 綾 F Japanese

Yukiko (由希子): Japanese Name Meaning "rare Child."

Suzume (雀): Japanese Name Meaning "sparrow."

Riko (理子): Japanese Name Meaning "jasmine Child."

Atsuko 温子, 篤子, 敦子 F Japanese

Masaru 勝 M Japanese

Mika (2) 美香, 美加 F Japanese

Ume 梅 F Japanese

Sango (さんご): Japanese Name Meaning "coral."


Shizuka (静香): Japanese Name Meaning "quiet."

Fuji (富): Japanese Name Possibly Meaning "wisteria." 

Akemi 明美 F Japanese

Jurou 十郎 M Japanese

Chou 蝶 F Japanese

Michiko (美智子): Japanese Name Meaning "beautiful Wise Child."

Atsuko (1-篤子, 2-温子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "kind Child" Or 2) "warm Child." 

Maki (1-真紀, 2-真希, 3-真貴, 4-真樹): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "true Chronicle/record," 2) "true Hope," 3) "true Precious," Or 4) "true Timber Trees."

Yuu 優, 悠 M & F Japanese

Aimi (愛美): Japanese Name Meaning "love Beauty."

Takara 宝 F Japanese

Kumiko 久美子 F Japanese

Moe (2) 萌 F Japanese

Shou 翔, 奨 M Japanese

Kyou 協, 京, 郷, 杏 M & F Japanese

Goro M Japanese

Megumi 恵 F Japanese

Ryoko (1-亮子, 2-涼子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "bright Child" Or 2) "refreshing Child."

Kimiko 后子, 君子 F Japanese

Michiko 美智子 F Japanese

Cho F Japanese

Rin 凛 F Japanese

Kame: Japanese Name Meaning "tortoise (symbol Of Long Life)."


Hiromi (1-裕美, 2-浩美, 3-寛美): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "abundant Beauty," 2) "prosperous Beauty," Or 3) "generous Beauty." 

Mai (舞): Japanese Name Meaning "dance." Compare With Another Form Of Mai.

Hisako (久子): Japanese Name Meaning "long-lived Child."

Chie (恵): Japanese Name Meaning "wisdom."

Ken (2) 健 M Japanese

Aiko (愛子): Japanese Name Meaning "love Child."

Kiyoko (清子): Japanese Name Meaning "pure Child."

Yoshiro M Japanese

Short Form Of Longer Names Beginning With Kanji Such As 信 (nobu) "trust" Or 延 (nobu) "prolong, Stretch".

Haruki (春樹): Japanese Name Meaning "springtime Tree."

Kiku 菊 F Japanese

Honoka 和花 F Japanese

Minori (里): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "truth."

Satomi 里美, 聡美 F Japanese

Kanon 花音 F Japanese

Makoto 誠 M & F Japanese

Umeko (梅子): Japanese Name Meaning "plum Blossom Child."

Taro M Japanese

Haruka 遥, 春花, 晴香 F Japanese

Rin (凛): Japanese Name Meaning "cold, Dignified, Severe." 

Akira (1-明, 2-亮): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning 1) "bright" Or 2) "clear."

Ayaka (1-彩花, 2-彩華): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "color-flower" Or 2) "color-petal."

Megumi (恵): Japanese Name Meaning "blessing."

Shiori (詩織): Japanese Name Meaning "poem; Weave."

Minako (美奈子): Japanese Name Meaning "beautiful Child."

Ran (蘭): Japanese Name Meaning "lily" Or "orchid."

Akemi (明美): Japanese Name Meaning "bright Beauty."

Ichiro M Japanese

Kamiko (上子): Japanese Name Meaning "superior Child."

Miho (1-美保, 2-美帆): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "beautiful Guarantee" Or "beautiful Sail." Compare With Masculine Miho. 

Yua 結愛 F Japanese

Etsuko (悦子): Japanese Name Meaning "joyful Child."

Naoko 直子 F Japanese

Souma 颯真 M Japanese

Hideyoshi 秀良, 秀吉 M Japanese

Aoi 葵, 碧 F & M Japanese

Sachiko (幸子): Japanese Name Meaning "happy Child."

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Takeshi 武 M Japanese

Misaki (美咲): Japanese Name Meaning "beauty Bloom."

Yasuko (康子): Japanese Name Meaning "peaceful Child."

Umeko 梅子 F Japanese

Tamiko (民子): Japanese Name Meaning "child Of The People."

Shika (鹿): Japanese Name Meaning "deer."

Nori 儀 M Japanese

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