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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.

Hotaru (蛍): Japanese Name Meaning "firefly; Lightning Bug."

Shigeko (成子): Japanese Name Meaning "luxuriant Child."

Ren (蓮): Japanese Name Meaning "water Lily."


Setsuko (節子): Japanese Name Meaning "temperate Child."

Emiko (1-恵美子, 2-笑子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "beautiful Child" Or 2) "smiling Child."

Yuko 優子 F Japanese

Kaoru (薫): Japanese Name Meaning "fragrance."

Haruko 春子, 陽子 F Japanese

Naoki 直樹 M Japanese

Misaki 美咲 F Japanese

Chiyo 千代, 千世 F Japanese

Hikari 光 F Japanese

Kaede 楓 F & M Japanese

Shinobu 忍 F & M Japanese

Hiroko (1-裕子, 2-浩子, 3-寛子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "abundant Child," 2) "prosperous Child," Or 3) "generous Child."

Hoshi (星): Japanese Name Meaning "star."

Izumi (泉): Japanese Name Meaning "fountain."

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."

Manami 愛美, 愛海 F Japanese

Ayame 菖蒲 F Japanese

Chikako 千香子 F Japanese

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

Susumu (進): Japanese Name Meaning "progressing."

Takako (1-隆子, 2-孝子, 3-貴子, 4-敬子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "elevat
ed Child," 2) "pious Child," 3) "noble Child," Or "respectful Child."

Yoshiko 良子, 芳子, 悦子 F Japanese

Usagi (兎): Japanese Name Meaning "rabbit."

Youta 陽太 M Japanese

Tomoko 智子, 朋子 F Japanese

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

Yuina 結菜 F Japanese

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

Minato 湊 M Japanese

Mizuki (美月): Japanese Name Meaning "beautiful Moon."

Masako (1-雅子, 2-昌子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "elegant Child" Or 2) "flourishing Child."

Saburo M Japanese

Sakurako 桜子 F Japanese

Kaori (香織): Japanese Name Meaning "fragrance Weaving."

Arisu (アリス): Japanese Form Of English Alice, Meaning "noble Sort."

Yuuki 優希, 悠希, 優輝, 悠生 M & F Japanese

Kohaku 琥珀 F & M Japanese

Suzu (鈴): Japanese Name Meaning "bell."

Makoto (誠): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "sincere, True."

Saki (咲): Japanese Name Meaning "blossom."


Miyuki (1-美幸, 2-美雪, 3-深雪): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "beautiful Fortune/happiness," 2) "beautiful Snow," Or 3) "deep Snow."

Takako (1-隆子, 2-孝子, 3-貴子, 4-敬子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "elevated Child," 2) "pious Child," 3) "noble Child," Or "respectful Child."

Takako 孝子 F Japanese

Kazuko (1-和子, 2-一子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "harmonious/peaceful Child" Or 2) "only Child."

Mao (1) 真央, 真緒, 舞桜 F Japanese

Tsubasa 翼 M & F Japanese

Kouta 康太 M Japanese

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

Yuuna 優菜, 優奈, 柚菜 F Japanese

Hana (3) 花, 華 F Japanese

Yumi 弓, 由美, 友美, 弓美 F Japanese

Tsukiko (月子): Japanese Name Meaning "moon Child."

Yuko (1-優子, 2-裕子, 3-祐子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "affectionate Child," 2) "child Of Leisure," And 3) "helpful Child."

Emi 恵美, 絵美 F Japanese

Katsuro M Japanese

Miu 美羽 F Japanese

Hiroshi 寛, 浩 M Japanese

Katsu 勝 M Japanese


Mayu 真優, 満夕 F Japanese

Yuki (1-幸, 2-雪): Unisex Short Form Of Japanese Names Beginning With Yuki-, Meaning 1) "happiness; Good Fortune" And 2) "snow."

Rokuro M Japanese

Kin (欽): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning "gold."

Chouko 蝶子 F Japanese

Daisuke 大輔 M Japanese

Etsuko 悦子 F Japanese

Miki 美紀 F Japanese

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

Fumiko (文子): Japanese Name Meaning "child Of Treasured Beauty."

Ume (梅): Japanese Name Meaning "plum Blossom."

Hikaru 光, 輝 M & F Japanese

Hikari (光): Feminine Form Of Japanese Unisex Hikaru, Meaning "radiance."

Kiyoshi 淳 M Japanese

Mami 真美, 麻美 F Japanese

Yoshi (1-義, 2-吉, 3-良): Unisex Short Form Of Japanese Names Beginning With Yoshi-, Meaning 1) "correct," 2) "fine, Happy," And 3) "good, Nice."

Hina 陽菜, 日菜 F Japanese

Yui 結衣, 優衣, 結 F Japanese

Ren 蓮, 恋 M & F Japanese

Souta 颯太 M Japanese


Noa (2) 乃愛 F Japanese

Asuka (明日香): Japanese Name Meaning "tomorrow Fragrance."

Natsuko (夏子): Japanese Name Meaning "summer Child."

Mai (2) 舞, 麻衣, 真愛 F Japanese

Aki (2) 晶, 明, 秋, 亜希 F Japanese

Mi (美): Japanese Name Meaning "beauty."

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

Naomi (直美): Japanese Name Meaning "above All; Beauty." Compare With Another Form Of Naomi.

Takumi 匠, 巧, 拓海, 拓実 M Japanese

Mayumi (麻弓): Japanese Name Meaning "true Bow (archery)."

Shota M Japanese

Nanami 七海, 菜々美 F Japanese

Ken'ichi 健一, 研一 M Japanese

Aoi (1-碧, 2-葵): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning 1) "blue" Or 2) "hollyhock."

Sachiko 幸子 F Japanese

Yasu (ヤス): Japanese Name Meaning "assertive Child."

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

Hotaru 蛍 F Japanese

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

Tomiko 富子 F Japanese

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

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


Suzu (鈴): Japanese Name Meaning "bell."

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

Yamato 大和 M Japanese

Kouki 光希, 幸輝 M Japanese

Maiko (舞子): Japanese Name Meaning "dancing Child."

Masami 成美 F Japanese

Riko 莉子, 理子 F Japanese

Chikako (千香子): Japanese Name Meaning "very Fragrant Child."

Aki (1-秋, 2-明, 3-晶): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning: 1) "autumn" 2) "bright" 3) "sparkle." Compare With Strictly Masculine Aki.

Amaya: Japanese Name Meaning "night Rain." Compare With Another Form Of Amaya.

Jirou 二郎 M Japanese

Sumiko 澄子 F Japanese


Keiko (1-恵子, 2-慶子, 3-桂子, 4-敬子, 5-啓子, 6-圭子, 7-景子): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "blessed, Lucky Child," 2) "happy Child," 3) "katsura Tree Child," 4) "respectful Child," 5) "spring Child," 6) "square Jewel Child," Or 7) "sunny Child."

Yukiko 幸子, 雪子, 由喜子, 由貴子 F Japanese

Mana (愛): Japanese Name Meaning "affection, Love." Compare With Other Forms Of Mana.

Riku (2) 陸 M Japanese

Minako 美奈子 F Japanese

Chinatsu 千夏 F Japanese

Noburu 伸 M Japanese

Kenshin 謙信 M Japanese

Sumiko (澄子): Japanese Name Meaning "clear/pure Thinking Child."

Takahiro 貴大, 孝浩 M Japanese


Miyako 美夜子 F Japanese

Naomi (2) 直美, 直己 F & M Japanese

Haru (1-晴, 2-春, 3-陽): Japanese Unisex Name Meaning 1) "clear Up," 2) "spring," Or 3) "sun, Sunlight."

Izumi 泉 F Japanese

Jiro M Japanese

Nana (ナナ): Japanese Name Meaning "seven." Compare With Other Forms Of Nana.

Rie (理恵): Japanese Name Meaning "valued Blessing."

Nobuyuki 信幸 M Japanese

Mari: Japanese Form Of English Mary, Meaning "obstinacy, Rebelliousness" Or "their Rebellion." Compare With Another Form Of Mari.

Kiyoko 清子, 聖子 F Japanese

Ryouichi 良一, 亮一 M Japanese

Suzu 鈴 F Japanese

Shichirou 七郎 M Japanese

Azumi (あずみ): Japanese Name Meaning "safe Residence."

Tomomi 朋美 F Japanese

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

Kazue 和枝, 一恵, 一枝 F Japanese

Taichi 太一 M Japanese

Emi (1-恵美, 2-絵美): Japanese Name Meaning 1) "beautiful Blessing" Or 2) "beautiful Picture."

Haruna 晴菜, 遥菜, 春菜 F Japanese

Kotone (琴音): Japanese Name Meaning "harp Sound."

Yori 頼 M Japanese

Hana (花): Japanese Name Meaning "favorite" Or "flower." Compare With Other Forms Of Hana.

Daiki 大輝, 大樹, 大貴 M Japanese

Kayo: Japanese Name Meaning "beautiful/increasing Generation."

Chiharu (千春): Japanese Name Meaning "one Thousand Springs."

Haruka (遙, 遥, 悠, 遼): Japanese Name Meaning "distance."

Hotaka 穂高 M Japanese

Masami (雅美): Japanese Name Meaning "elegant Beauty."

Aimi 愛美 F Japanese

Mio 美桜, 美緒 F Japanese

Sora 空, 昊 F & M Japanese

Shun (2) 駿, 俊 F & M Japanese

Ryouta 涼太, 亮太, 良太 M Japanese

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