cutenose's Personal Name List

Boldt
Usage: German
From the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’.
Choe
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: (Korean Hangul) (Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: CHUU
Variant romanization of Choi.
Deutschland
Usage: German
Pronounced: DOICH-lant
Derived from the German deutsch meaning "German" (ultimately from Germanic þeudo "people") and Land. This is the German endonym for Germany.
Fujimura
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 藤村(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FOO-ZHEE-MOO-RA
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Ito
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 伊藤(Japanese Kanji) いとう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: EE-TO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 伊藤 (see Itō).
Maeda
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 前田(Japanese Kanji) まえだ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MA-EH-DA
From Japanese (mae) meaning "front, forward" and (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Miyaichi
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 宮一(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-YAH-EE-CHEE
From Japanese 宮 (miya) meaning "a shrine; a palace" and 一 (ichi) meaning "one".

A famous bearer of this surname is Ryo Miyaichi, a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a winger for FC St. Pauli in the 2. Bundesliga.

Nishimura
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 西村(Japanese Kanji) にしむら(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: NYEE-SHEE-MOO-RA
From Japanese 西 (nishi) meaning "west" and (mura) meaning "town, village".
Osako
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 大迫(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: O-SAH-KO
From Japanese 大 (o) meaning "big, large" combined with 迫 (sako) meaning "imperative".

Famous bearer of this surname is Japanese footballer Yuya Osako.

Suzuki
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 鈴木(Japanese Kanji) すずき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SOO-ZOO-KYEE
From Japanese (suzu) meaning "bell" and (ki) meaning "tree, wood". This is the second most common surname in Japan.
Tham
Usage: Vietnamese
Tomura
Usage: Japanese
Ae-jeong
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 애정(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced: AY-JUNG
Means "love, affection", from Sino-Korean 愛情.
Aeri
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: あえり(Japanese Hiragana) 亜映利, 亜映里, 亜永利, 亜絵里, 亜江里, 亜枝利, 阿映里, 阿英里, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-E-ṘEE
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 映 (e) meaning "a reflection; to reflect" combined with 利 (ri) meaning "profit, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aia
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛亜, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-EE-AH
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aian
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛杏, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-EE-AHN
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with 杏 (an) meaning "apricot". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あいこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-EE-KO
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other character combinations.
Aimi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛美, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あいみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-EE-MEE
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Aina 3
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛菜, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あいな(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-EE-NA
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", as well as other character combinations.
Airi 1
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛莉, 愛梨, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あいり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-EE-REE
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "pear". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Airo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 茜色(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-EE-ṘO
From Japanese 茜色 (airo) meaning "madder red". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aishi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛志, 愛思, 愛詩, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-EE-SHEE
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with 志 (shi) meaning "purpose, will, determination, aspiration, ambition", 思 (shi) meaning "think" or 詩 (shi) meaning "poetry, poem". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ajia
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 亜細亜(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-JEE-AH
From Japanese 亜細亜 (ajia) meaning "Asia".
Aki 2
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 晶, 明, 秋, 亜希, 亜樹, 亜紀, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-KYEE
From Japanese (aki) meaning "clear, crystal", (aki) meaning "bright" or (aki) meaning "autumn". It can also come from (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can form this name too.
Akiha
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: あきは(Japanese Hiragana) 亜希葉, 穐場, 愛祈羽, 旭葉, 瑛華, 輝巴, 暁巴, 顕葉, 燦華, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-KEE-HAH
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 希 (ki) meaning "hope, rare" combined with 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Akiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 晶子, 明子, 秋子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あきこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-KYEE-KO
From Japanese (aki) meaning "clear, crystal", (aki) meaning "bright" or (aki) meaning "autumn" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Akirako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese (Rare)
Other Scripts: 明子, 晃子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あきらこ(Japanese Hiragana) アキラコ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: A-KYEE-RA-KO
From Akira combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child."

This name is very rarely used.

Akua
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 水, 藍紅愛, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-KUU-AH
Japanese name meaning "water", influenced by the Japanese pronunciation of the Latin word aqua or from Japanese 藍 (a) meaning "indigo", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson" combined with 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Amai
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 亜舞, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-MAH-EE
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 舞 (mai) meaning "dance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Anzuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 杏子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AHN-ZUU-KO
From Japanese 杏 (anzu) meaning "apricot" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Aona
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 青菜, 彩桜那, 青奈, 蒼菜, 碧奈, 藍那, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-O-NAH
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "blue" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Atsuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 温子, 篤子, 敦子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あつこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-TSOO-KO
From Japanese (atsu) meaning "warm", (atsu) meaning "deep, true, sincere" or (atsu) meaning "honest" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ayano
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 彩乃, 綾乃, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あやの(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-YA-NO
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour" or (aya) meaning "design" combined with (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Ayari
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 彩梨, 亜也梨, 亜弥梨, 阿也梨, 阿耶利, 阿耶里, 阿弥里, 愛也里, 絢利, 絢梨, 綾伶, 安也梨, 安耶里, 安弥里, 彩織, 采利, 斐李, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-YAH-ṘEE
From Japanese 彩 (aya) meaning "colour" combined with 梨 (ri) meaning "pear". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Ayari Aoyama​, a retired Japanese female butterfly swimmer.

Ayuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: あゆこ(Japanese Hiragana) 亜右子, 亜百子, 亜悠子, 亜有子, 亜由呼, 亜由子, 亜夕子, 阿百子, 阿優子, 阿悠子, 阿由子, 愛弓子, 愛夢子, 愛友子, 愛由子, 茜祐子, 鮎柚子, 安友子, 安宥子, 安裕子, 安夕子, 杏侑子, 香魚子, 彩夕子, 肖子, 暖優子, 天優子, 歩子, 歩虹, 明友子, 有佑子, 和優子, 亞由子, 晏祐子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-YUU-KO
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 阿 (a) meaning "flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 茜 (a) meaning "madder, red dye, Turkey red", 鮎 (a) meaning "freshwater trout, smelt", 安 (a) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 香 (a) meaning "fragrance", 彩 (a) meaning "colour", 肖 (ayu) meaning "resemblance", 暖 (a) meaning "warmth", 天 (a) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 歩 (ayu) meaning "walk", 明 (a) meaning "bright, light", 有 (a) meaning "exist", 和 (a) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 亞 (a) meaning "rank, follow" or 晏 (a) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)", 右 (yu) meaning "right", 百 (yu) meaning "hundred", 悠 (yu) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 有 (yu) meaning "exist", 由 (yu) meaning "reason, cause", 夕 (yu) meaning "evening", 優 (yu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 弓 (yu) meaning "archery bow", 夢 (yu) meaning "dream", 友 (yu) meaning "friend", 祐 (yu) meaning "help", 柚 (yu) meaning "citron", 宥 (yu) meaning "soothe, calm, pacify", 裕 (yu) meaning "abundant, rich", 侑 (yu) meaning "urge to eat" or 魚 (yu) meaning "fish" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child", 呼 (ko) meaning "call, call out to, invite" or 虹 (ko) meaning "rainbow". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ayuna
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: あゆな(Japanese Hiragana) 亜佑菜, 亜優菜, 亜友奈, 亜由菜, 亜祐奈, 亜夕那, 亜夕南, 愛結名, 愛夢奈, 愛優菜, 愛由菜, 愛夕奈, 鮎那, 安優奈, 安友奈, 杏優奈, 杏夕菜, 空友菜, 彩夢奈, 朱侑梨, 渉夏, 歩菜, 歩那, 歩由奈, 明優奈, 明柚菜, 明夕奈, 有優奈, 晏結菜, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-YUU-NAH
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 鮎 (ayu) meaning "freshwater trout, smelt", 安 (a) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 空 (a) meaning "sky", 彩 (a) meaning "colour", 朱 (a) meaning "vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody", 渉 (ayu) meaning "ford, go cross, transit, ferry, import, involve", 歩 (ayu) meaning "walk", 明 (a) meaning "bright, light", 有 (a) meaning "exist" or 晏 (a) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)", 佑 (yu) meaning "help, assist", 優 (yu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 友 (yu) meaning "friend", 由 (yu) meaning "wherefore, a reason", 夕 (yu) meaning "evening", 結 (yu) meaning "tie, bind, contract, join, organize, do up hair, fasten" or 夢 (yu) meaning "dream" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 那 (na) meaning "what", 南 (na) meaning "south" or 名 (na) meaning "name". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Baika
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 梅花(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: BAH-EE-KAH
From Japanese 梅花 (baika) meaning "plum blossom".
Banana
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ばなな(Japanese Hiragana) 巴奈々, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: BAH-NAH-NAH
Translation of the word banana (see the English entry below). It can also be written into kanji, chiefly for phonetic purposes (ateji), for example 巴 (ba) meaning "leaf" and 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" with 々 used to duplicate 菜.
Banira
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ばにら(Japanese Hiragana) 母似蘭, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: BAH-NEE-ṘAH
From Japanese 母 (ba) meaning "mother", 似 (ni) meaning "becoming" combined with 蘭 (ra) meaning "orchid". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word vanilla.

Beri-
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 苺, 果実, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: BE-ṘEE
From Japanese 苺 (beri-) meaning "strawberry", 果実 (beri-) meaning "fruit; nut; berry" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word berry.

Beru
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 鈴, 鐘響, 紅月, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: BE-ṘUU
From Japanese 鈴 (beru) meaning "bell". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word bell.

Bianka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 実安香, 琵杏香, 美安花, 美安香, 美杏華, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: BEE-AHN-KAH
From Japanese 実 (bi) meaning "seed; fruit; nut", 琵 (bi) meaning "guitar-like instrument" or 美 (bi) meaning "beautiful", 安 (an) meaning "calm, peaceful" or 杏 (an) meaning "apricot" combined with 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance" or 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Bianca.

Bora 3
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 보라(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced: PO-RA
Means "purple" in Korean.
Channary
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Khmer
Means "moon-faced girl" from Khmer ចន្ទ (chan) meaning "moon" and នារី (neari) meaning "woman, girl".
Chikari
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 千佳里, 知佳莉, 愛里, 愛理, 知華李, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ちかり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: CHEE-KAH-ṘEE
From Japanese 千 (chi) meaning "thousand", 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good" combined with 里 (ri) meaning "village". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Chisaki
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ちさき(Japanese Hiragana) 茅咲, 咲着, 小咲季, 千沙喜, 千沙樹, 千咲, 千咲芸, 千紗季, 千早, 千颯希, 知咲, 知祥, 地桜季, 智咲, 智早希, 直咲, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: CHEE-SAH-KEE
From Japanese 茅 (chi) meaning "reeds, rushes, grass", 咲 (chi) meaning "blossom", 小 (chi) meaning "small, little", 千 (chi) meaning "thousand", 知 (chi) meaning "to know", 地 (chi) meaning "earth; ground", 智 (chi) meaning "knowledge, wisdom" or 直 (chi) meaning "straight", 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom", 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze, thin silk", 颯 (sa) meaning "the sound of the wind", 桜 (sa) meaning "cherry blossom" or 早 (sa) meaning "already, now" combined with 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom", 着 (saki) meaning "arrive, wear", 季 (ki) meaning "youngest brother", 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 樹 (ki) meaning "tree; plant", 芸 (ki) meaning "technique, art, craft, performance" or 希 (ki) meaning "hope, rare". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Cúc
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: KUWKP
From Sino-Vietnamese (cúc) meaning "chrysanthemum".
Dansu
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 舞, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: DAHN-SUU
Japanese name meaning "dance", influenced by the Japanese pronunciation of the English word dance.
Doremi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 一二三, 瞳麗美, 瞳憐美, 瞳澪美, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: DO-ṘE-MEE
From Japanese 一 (do) meaning "one" or 瞳 (do) meaning "pupil of the eye", 二 (re) meaning "two", 麗 (re) meaning "beautiful, lovely", 憐 (re) meaning "pity, sympathize" or 澪 (re) meaning "waterway, channel" combined with 三 (mi) meaning "three" or 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Eko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 響, 慧子, 恵古, 絵子, 会子, 依子, 咲心, 笑子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) えこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: E-KO
From Japanese 響 (eko) meaning "echo, sound" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word echo.

Enko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 園子, 円子, 延子, 演子, 艶子, 苑子, 塩子, 媛子, 圓子, 婉子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: EN-KO
From Japanese 園 (en) meaning "garden", 円 (en) meaning "circle", 延 (en) meaning "extend, lengthen", 演 (en) meaning "performance, act, play, render, stage", 艶 (en) meaning "glossy, luster, glaze, polish, charm, colorful, captivating", 苑 (en) meaning "garden, farm, park", 塩 (en) meaning "salt", 媛 (en) meaning "beautiful woman, princess", 圓 (en) meaning "yen, circle, round" or 婉 (en) meaning "graceful" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Enna
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 苑菜, 猿奈, 園南, etc.(Japanese Kanji) えんな(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: EN-NAH
From Japanese 苑 (en) meaning "pasture, park, garden" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Enri
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 円利, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
From Japanese 円 (en) meaning "circle, ring" combined with 利 (ri) meaning "profit, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Eren
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: えれん(Japanese Hiragana) エレン(Japanese Katakana) 愛恋, 愛蓮, 依蓮, 栄恋, 瑛恋, 英連, 会恋, 絵連, 江蓮, 惠蓮, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: E-ṘEN
From Japanese 愛 (e) meaning "love, affection" combined with 恋 (ren) meaning "love". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Ellen.

Eria
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: えりあ(Japanese Hiragana) 映璃愛, 永里亜, 絵理愛, 絵里亜, 江理亜, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: E-ṘEE-AH
From Japanese 映 (e) meaning "reflect, reflection, projection", 永 (e) meaning "eternity, long, lengthy", 絵 (e) meaning "picture, drawing, painting, sketch" or 江 (e) meaning "creek, inlet, bay", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 里 (ri) meaning "village" or 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic" combined with 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection" or 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Erie
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: えりえ(Japanese Hiragana) 絵里恵, 佐理江, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: E-ṘEE-E
From Japanese 絵 (e) meaning "picture", 里 (ri) meaning "village" combined with 恵 (e) meaning "favour". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Eli.

Erika
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 恵梨香, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: E-ṘEE-KAH
From Japanese 恵 (e) meaning "favour, benefit", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear" combined with 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Erika.

Famous bearer of this name is Japanese actress, model and singer Erika Sawajiri.

Fujina
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 藤菜, 藤那, 不二奈, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FUU-JEE-NAH
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Fumino
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 文乃, 文野, 史乃, 二三乃, 富美野, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ふみの(Japanese Hiragana) フミノ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: FOO-MYEE-NO
From Fumi combined with a no kanji, such as 乃, referring to the possessive particle, and 野 meaning "field."

Bearers of this name include actress Fumino Kimura (木村 文乃) (1987-) and manga artist Fumino Hayashi (林 ふみの).

Fuuna
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ふうな(Japanese Hiragana) 楓菜, 楓奈, 楓那, 風夏, 風菜, 風渚, 風奈, 風南, 風和, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FUU:-NAH
From Japanese 楓 (fuu) meaning "maple" or 風 (fuu) meaning "wind" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 那 (na) meaning "what", 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 渚 (na) meaning "beach, shore", 南 (na) meaning "south" or 和 (na) meaning "peace, harmony". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Fuwari
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 宙飛, 羽梨, 芙和里, 風, 舞, 風浮, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ふわり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: FUU-WAH-ṘEE
From Japanese 宙 (fu) meaning "mid-air" combined with 飛 (wari) meaning "to fly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hachimitsu
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 蜂蜜(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-CHEE-MEE-TSOO
From Japanese 蜂蜜 (hachimitsu) meaning "honey".
Hakuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 珀子, 伯子, 柏子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-KUU-KO
From Japanese 珀 (haku) meaning "amber" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hana 3
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 花, 華, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はな(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-NA
From Japanese (hana) or (hana) both meaning "flower". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Hanae
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 花絵, 華恵, 華絵, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はなえ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-NA-EH
From Japanese (hana) or (hana), which both mean "flower", combined with (e) meaning "picture" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hanaka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 瑛華, 英果, 英香, 華々, 花香, 花華, 華夏, 華花, 華華, 華香, 七香, 葉菜花, 話花, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-NAH-KAH
From Japanese 華 (hana) or 花 (hana) both meaning "flower" combined with 華 (ka) or 花 (ka) both meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hanako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 花子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はなこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-NA-KO
From Japanese (hana) meaning "flower" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
Hanii
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 蜂蜜, 埴衣, 月下美人, 羽丹生, 羽仁, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-NEE
From Japanese 蜂蜜 (hanii) meaning "honey". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word honey.

Haruna 1
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 晴菜, 遥菜, 春菜, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はるな(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-ROO-NA
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "spring" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Harusame
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 春雨, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-ṘUU-SAH-ME
From Japanese 春雨 (harusame) meaning "spring rain".
Hekigyoku
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 碧玉(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HE-KEE-GYO-KUU
From Japanese 碧玉 (hekigyoku) meaning "jasper (a precious stone)".
Hiiro
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 一彩, 光彩, 灯彩, 日彩, 陽彩, 柊彩, 暉彩, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-EE-ṘO
From Japanese 一 (hi) meaning "one", 光 (hi) meaning "light", 灯 (hi) meaning "a lit flame such as a candle or torch", 日 (hi) meaning "day, sun, Japan", 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male", 柊 (hi) meaning "holly olive, Osmanthus heterophyllus" or 暉 (hi) meaning "sunshine" combined with 彩 (iro) meaning "colour". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Himari
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 陽葵, 向日葵(Japanese Kanji) ひまり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HEE-MA-REE
Himari is most commonly spelled as 陽葵, a combination of Japanese 陽 (hi) meaning "sunshine" and 葵 (mari) meaning "hollyhock". This spelling ranked at #1 for girls in Japan in 2020. It can also be spelled as 向日葵 (himari) meaning "sunflower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hinako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ひなこ(Japanese Hiragana) 一七子, 光南子, 秀菜子, 雛子, 燈名虹, 瞳菜子, 日夏子, 日向子, 日菜子, 日暖幸, 日奈子, 日捺子, 日南子, 日名子, 日陽子, 日和子, 妃七子, 妃凪子, 妃南子, 披名子, 比菜子, 比直子, 比南子, 緋奈子, 緋名子, 飛菜子, 柊南子, 姫菜子, 百南子, 品子, 陽夏子, 陽向子, 陽菜子, 陽笑子, 陽南子, 陽名菊, 陽和子, 鄙子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-NAH-KO
From Japanese 一 (hi) meaning "one", 光 (hi) meaning "light", 秀 (hi) meaning "excel, excellence, beauty, surpass", 雛 (hina) meaning "chick, squab, duckling, doll", 燈 (hi) meaning "lamp, light", 瞳 (hi) meaning "pupil (of eye)", 日 (hi) meaning "sun, day", 日向 (hina) meaning "sunny place", 妃 (hi) meaning "queen, princess", 披 (hi) meaning "expose, open", 比 (hi) meaning "compare, race, ratio, Philippines", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal", 飛 (hi) meaning "fly, skip (pages), scatter", 柊 (hi) meaning "holly", 姫 (hi) meaning "princess", 百 (hi) meaning "hundred", 品 (hina) meaning "goods, refinement, dignity, article", 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male", 陽向 (hina) meaning "toward the sun" or 鄙 (hina) meaning "lowly, the country, the countryside, be countrified", 七 (na) meaning "seven", 南 (na) meaning "south", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 名 (na) meaning "name", 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 暖 (na) meaning "warmth", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 捺 (na) meaning "press, print, affix a seal, stamp", 陽 (na) meaning "light, sun, male", 和 (na) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 凪 (na) meaning "lull, calm", 直 (na) meaning "straight" or 笑 (na) meaning "laugh" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child", 虹 (ko) meaning "rainbow", 幸 (ko) meaning "happiness" or 菊 (ko) meaning "chrysanthemum". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Hinako Sakurai, a Japanese model, actress, and tarento and Hinako Saeki, a Japanese actress who was born on February 16, 1977 in Nara, Japan.

Hirari
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ひらり(Japanese Hiragana) 桜舞, 蝶, 天空, 天舞, 日蘭莉, 妃蘭璃, 飛来里, 柊凜, 陽舞, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-ṘAH-ṘEE
From Japanese 桜 (hi) meaning "cherry blossom", 蝶 (hirari) meaning "butterfly", 天 (hi) meaning "heaven, sky", 日 (hi) meaning "sun, day", 妃 (hi) meaning "empress", 飛 (hi) meaning "to fly", 柊 (hira) meaning "holly olive" or 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male", 蘭 (ra) meaning "orchid" or 来 (ra) meaning "to come" combined with 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy" or 里 (ri) meaning "village", 舞 (rari) meaning "dance", 空 (rari) meaning "sky" or 凜 (ri) meaning "dignified, severe, cold". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hiyori
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 日和, 日依, 妃和, 妃依, 妃由, 姫依, 姫和, 姫由, 陽依, 陽和, 陽由, 日葉里, 日依梨, 妃和理, 比世里, 陽代莉(Japanese Kanji) ひより(Japanese Hiragana) ヒヨリ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: KHEE-YO-RYEE
This name can be used as 日和, referring to fine weather, made up of 日 (jitsu, nichi, -ka, hi, -bi) meaning "day, sun," 和 (wa, o, ka, yawa.ragu/eru, nago.mu, nago.yaka, a.eru, yori) meaning "harmony, peace,"
This name can be used as 日依 with 依 (i, e, yo.ru, yori) meaning "depend, rely" or it can combine 妃 (hi, kisaki), 姫 (ki, hime, hi), both meaning "princess," or 陽 (you, hi) meaning "sunshine" with 和, 依 or 由 (yu, yui, yuu, yoshi, yo.ru, yori) meaning "reason, cause."

Examples of Hiyori with 3 kanji include 日葉里, 日依梨, 妃和理, 比世里 and 陽代莉 with 比 (hi, kura.beru) meaning "compare, contrast, ratio," 世 (se, sei, sou, yo) meaning "generation, public, society, world," 代 (tai, dai, ka.eru, ka.waru, kawa.ru, shiro, yo) meaning "age, generation," 里 (ri, sato), referring to a unit of distance called ri, or otherwise meaning "village," 梨 (ri, nashi) meaning "pear," 理 (ri, kotowari) meaning "justice, logic, reason, truth" and 莉 (rai, ri, rei), part of 茉莉 (matsuri), which refers to the Arabian jasmine.

Honoka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 和花, 穂香, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ほのか(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HO-NO-KA
From Japanese (hono) meaning "harmony" (using an obscure nanori reading) and (ka) meaning "flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciation. Very often it is written using the hiragana writing system.
Hotaruko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 火垂子, 蛍子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HO-TAH-ṘUU-KO
From Japanese 火 (ho) meaning "fire", 垂 (taru) meaning "suspend, dangle, hang" or 蛍 (hotaru) meaning "firefly" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Huệ
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: HWEH, HWAY, WAY
From Sino-Vietnamese (huệ) meaning "bright, intelligent" or (huệ) meaning "tuberose (flower)".
Hương
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: HWUNG
From Sino-Vietnamese (hương) meaning "fragrant".
Izumi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) いずみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: EE-ZOO-MEE
From Japanese (izumi) meaning "fountain, spring". This name can also be constructed from other combinations of kanji.
Jang-mi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 장미(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced: JAHNG-MEE
From Sino-Korean 薔薇 "rose".
Japako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 蛇派子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: JAH-PAH-KO
From Japanese 蛇 (ja) meaning "snake, large snake, serpent", 派 (pa) meaning "clique; faction; school" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Ji-Hye
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 지혜(Korean Hangul) 智慧, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: CHEE-YEH
From a Sino-Korean compound meaning "wisdom", formed of the hanja characters (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" and (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
Kaeko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 加江子, 歌絵子, 花絵子, 花枝子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-E-KO
From Japanese 加 (ka) meaning "Canada", 江 (e) meaning "creek, bay" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kanya
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Thai
Other Scripts: กัญญา(Thai)
Pronounced: kan-YA
Means "young woman" in Thai.
Kaori
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 香, 香織, etc.(Japanese Kanji) かおり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KA-O-REE
From Japanese (kaori) meaning "fragrance". It can also come from an alternate reading of (ka) combined with (ori) meaning "weaving". Other kanji combinations are possible. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Karaa
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 色彩, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-ṘAH
From Japanese 色彩 (karaa) meaning "colour".

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word colour.

Karina
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: かりな(Japanese Hiragana) 桂里奈, 伽利菜, 伽利南, 伽梨菜, 伽梨南, 伽理菜, 伽理名, 伽理名, 伽里南, 伽莉奈, 佳利奈, 佳利名, 佳梨奈, 佳梨南, 佳理菜, 佳理名, 佳里南, 佳麗奈, 佳莉名, 加利名, 加理菜, 加理南, 加里菜, 加莉南, 可里奈, 可莉奈, 夏利南, 夏梨奈, 夏理菜, 夏里南, 夏莉南, 果利奈, 果利名, 果梨奈, 果梨名, 果理名, 果里名, 歌里奈, 花利奈, 花莉菜, 華璃那, 海梨奈, 刈菜, 香利菜, 香李奈, 香梨南, 香理菜, 香理名, 香莉菜, 香莉南, 風里奈, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-ṘEE-NAH
From Japanese 桂 (ka) meaning "the katsura, the Japanese Judas tree", 伽 (ka) meaning "temple", 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good", 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase", 可 (ka) meaning "passable", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 果 (ka) meaning "pieces of fruit", 歌 (ka) meaning "song, poem", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower", 海 (ka) meaning "sea, ocean", 刈 (kari) meaning "reap, cut (grass or other plants), prune", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance" or 風 (ka) meaning "wind", 里 (ri) meaning "village", 利 (ri) meaning "profit, benefit", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 麗 (ri) meaning "lovely, beautiful", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy" or 李 (ri) meaning "plum" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 南 (na) meaning "south", 名 (na) meaning "name" or 那 (na) meaning "what". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Karina Maruyama, a Japanese footballer from Tokyo and Karina Nose, a Japanese model and actress.

Kasumi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 霞, 花澄, etc.(Japanese Kanji) かすみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KA-SOO-MEE
From Japanese (kasumi) meaning "mist". It can also come from (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with (sumi) meaning "clear, pure". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Keiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 慶子, 敬子, 啓子, 恵子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) けいこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KEH-KO
From Japanese (kei) meaning "celebrate", (kei) meaning "respect", (kei) meaning "open, begin" or (kei) meaning "favour, benefit" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kiichigo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese (Modern, Rare)
Other Scripts: 木苺(Japanese Kanji) きいちご(Japanese Hiragana) キイチゴ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: KEE-EE-CHEE-GO
This name comes from the word which refers to any plant of the Rubus genus but generally referring to a raspberry (which is part of the Rubus genus), from a combination of 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood" and 苺 (ichigo) meaning "strawberry." The combination may have originated from the phrase 木になるイチゴ (ki ni naru ichigo), literally translating to "(a) strawberry/ies become(s) (a) tree(s)" but may more accurately mean "(a) strawberry/ies on (a) tree(s)," possibly in reference to the woody stems found in most plants of the genus.
Kikuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
kiku(菊) means Chrysanthemum. you can also yuse 喜久for "kiku"(喜happiness 久long or forever).
ko(子) is a suffix for girls' name and means "girl" or "woman"
Kimidori
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 黄緑(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEE-MEE-DO-ṘEE
From Japanese 黄緑 (kimidori) meaning "yellow-green".
Kokoro
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) こころ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KO-KO-RO
From Japanese (kokoro) meaning "heart, mind, soul" or other kanji and kanji combinations having the same pronunciation. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Kokoroko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese (Modern, Rare)
Other Scripts: 心子(Japanese Kanji) こころ子(Kanji/Hiragana) こころこ(Japanese Hiragana) ココロコ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: KO-KO-RO-KO
From Kokoro combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child."

This name is extremely rare.

Kokoromi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 心美, 心視, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KO-KO-ṘO-MEE
From Japanese 心 (kokoro) meaning "heart, mind, soul" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Komomo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: こもも(Japanese Hiragana) 子桃, 小桃, 紅桃, 光桃, 瑚桃, 胡桃, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KO-MO-MO
From Japanese 子 (ko) meaning "child", 小 (ko) meaning "small", 紅 (ko) meaning "crimson", 光 (ko) meaning "light", 瑚 (ko) meaning "coral" or 心 (ko) meaning "heart, mind, soul" combined with 桃 (momo) meaning "peach". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Koyuri
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 小百合, 香由里, 胡百合, 心優莉, 小夕梨, etc.(Japanese Kanji) こゆり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KO-YUU-ṘEE
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small, little" combined with 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kumiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 久美子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) くみこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KOO-MEE-KO
From Japanese (ku) meaning "long time", (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kuniko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 雅子, 久爾子, 久仁子, 久二子, 恭仁子, 玖爾子, 公仁子, 紅丹胡, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KUU-NEE-KO
From Japanese 雅 (kuni) meaning "elegant" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous deceased bearer was Kuniko Mukouda, a Japanese TV screenwriter and famous living bearers are Kuniko Obinata, a Paralympic alpine skier from Japan, Kuniko Tanioka, a Japanese politician, Kuniko Inoguchi, Japanese political scientist and politician and Kuniko Asagi (born: Kuniko Tanaka), a Japanese actress and television presenter.

Kurena
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 紅, 紅夏, 紅月, 紅七, 紅奈, 紅南, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KUU-ṘE-NAH
From Japanese 紅 (kurena) meaning "crimson" or from Japanese 紅 (kure) meaning "crimson" combined with 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 月 (na) meaning "moon", 七 (na) meaning "seven", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree" or 南 (na) meaning "south". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Kyandi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 伽禰, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KYAHN-DEE
From Japanese 伽 (kya) meaning "temple" combined with 禰 (di) "one's deceased father". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word candy.

Kyung-Ja
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 경자(Korean Hangul) 慶子, 敬子, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: KYUNG-JA
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 경자 (see Gyeong-Ja).
Maho
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: まほ(Japanese Hiragana) ま帆(Kanji/Hiragana) マホ(Japanese Katakana) 愛渉, 愛歩, 雅穂, 間保, 今歩, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-HO
From Japanese 愛 (ma) meaning "love, affection" combined with 渉 (ho) meaning "to cross a body of water". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mai 2
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 舞, 麻衣, 真愛, etc.(Japanese Kanji) まい(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MA-EE
From Japanese (mai) meaning "dance" or 麻衣 (mai) meaning "linen robe". It can also come from (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ai) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
Maria
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: まりあ(Japanese Hiragana) 雅里杏, 鞠亜, 鞠阿, 鞠安, 鞠晏, 紅晶, 女神, 真珠愛, 真仁愛, 真利亜, 真利愛, 真梨愛, 真理亜, 真理愛, 真璃亜, 真里亜, 真里安, 真里有, 真麗雅, 真莉彩, 聖愛, 聖美, 聖母, 舞里愛, 舞莉亜, 磨璃愛, 魔離鳴, 麻珠愛, 麻李亜, 麻梨愛, 麻理亞, 麻里亜, 麻里安, 万梨亜, 万理亜, 万璃愛, 万里亜, 万里愛, 満里愛, 毬愛, 毬安, 瑪利亞, 茉李愛, 茉理愛, 茉璃亜, 茉莉安, 茉莉彩, 莉亜, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-ṘEE-AH
From Japanese 雅 (ma) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined", 鞠 (mari) meaning "ball", 紅 (mari) meaning "crimson, deep red", 女 (mari) meaning "woman, female", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 聖 (mari) meaning "holy, saint, sage, master, priest", 舞 (ma) meaning "dance", 磨 (ma) meaning "grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, linen", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 満 (ma) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy", 毬 (mari) meaning "burr, ball", 瑪 (ma) meaning "agate, onyx", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine" or 莉 (mari) meaning "jasmine", 里 (ri) meaning "village", 珠 (ri) meaning "pearl, gem, jewel", 仁 (ri) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 利 (ri) meaning "profit, advantage, benefit", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 麗 (ri) meaning "lovely, beautiful, graceful, resplendent" or 李 (ri) meaning "plum" combined with 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 阿 (a) meaning "flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess", 安 (a) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 晏 (a) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)", 晶 (a) meaning "sparkle, clear, crystal", 神 (a) meaning "gods, mind, soul", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 有 (a) meaning "exist", 雅 (a) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined", 彩 (a) meaning "colour", 美 (a) meaning "beautiful", 母 (a) meaning "mother" or 亞 (a) meaning "rank, follow". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Maria Naganawa, a Japanese voice actress from Aichi Prefecture, Maria Yamamoto, a Japanese voice actress and singer, formerly with I'm Enterprise and now affiliated with 81 Produce, Maria Kawamura, (born as Shigeyo Kawamura), is a Japanese voice actress, Maria, born Ayaka Itō, is a Japanese pop singer signed under Universal Music Japan and Maria Saitou, a former announcer on Nippon Television.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Maria.

Mariko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 真里子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) まりこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MA-REE-KO
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine", (ri) meaning "village" and (ko) meaning "child". Many different combinations of kanji characters can form this name.
Masayo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: まさよ(Japanese Hiragana) マサ代(Kanji/Katakana) 茉咲代, 眞紗世, 理代, 祐代, 満彩代, 万佐子, 麻咲代, 冒代, 全代, 聖代, 正代, 真紗代, 真佐代, 真佐世, 尚代, 修代, 匡夜, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-SAH-YO
From Japanese 茉 (ma) meaning "white jasmine", 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" combined with 代 (yo) meaning "generation". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Masayo Imura, a Japanese synchronized swimming instructor.

Mayu
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 真優, 満夕, etc.(Japanese Kanji) まゆ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MA-YOO
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (ma) meaning "full" combined with (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yu) meaning "evening". This name can also be constructed from other kanji combinations.
Mayuho
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 真由帆, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "true", 由 (yu) meaning "cause, reason" combined with 帆 (ho) meaning "steps". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Megumi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 恵, 愛, etc.(Japanese Kanji) めぐみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MEH-GOO-MEE
From Japanese (megumi) meaning "favour, benefit" or (megumi) meaning "love, affection", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that have the same reading. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Meipuru
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: (Japanese Kanji)
Japanese name meaning "maple", influenced by the Japanese pronunciation of the English word maple.
Miana
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 心彩夏, 水亜奈, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-AH-NAH
From Japanese 心 (mi, shin, kokoro, mune, makoto, gokoro) meaning "mind, heart, spirit, soul; thoughts, ideas" or 水 (mi, sui, mizu, midu, uzu, zumi, tsu, do, misa, mitsu, mina, min) meaning "(cold) water, a fluid; a liquid, water", 彩 (sai, irodoru, aya, tsuya, a) meaning "colour" or 亜 (a, e, tsugu, atsu, ou, minikui) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 夏 (ka, ge, na(tsu)) meaning "summer" or 奈 (na, da, nai, dai, ikan, karanashi) meaning "apple tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mikokoro
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美心, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-KO-KO-ṘO
From Japanese 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 心 (kokoro) meaning "heart, mind, soul". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Miku
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美空, 美久, 未来, etc.(Japanese Kanji) みく(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MEE-KOO
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ku) meaning "sky" or (ku) meaning "long time". It can also come from a nanori reading of 未来 (mirai) meaning "future". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
Mi-Kyung
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 미경(Korean Hangul) 美京, 美景, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: MEE-GYUNG
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 미경 (see Mi-Gyeong).
Minako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美奈子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) みなこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MEE-NA-KO
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (na), a phonetic character, and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Min-Seo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 민서(Korean Hangul) 民徐, 敏序, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: MEEN-SU
From Sino-Korean (min) meaning "people, citizens" or (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" combined with (seo) meaning "slowly, calmly, composed, dignified" or (seo) meaning "series, sequence". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
Mio
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美桜, 美緒, etc.(Japanese Kanji) みお(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MEE-O
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (o) meaning "cherry blossom" or (o) meaning "thread". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
Mirei
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: みれい(Japanese Hiragana) 美礼, 三礼衣, 実齢, 観礼, 未, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-ṘE:
From Japanese 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 礼 (rei) meaning "a bow, the gesture of bending at the waist". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Miruku
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: みるく(Japanese Hiragana) ミルク(Japanese Katakana) 観玖, 観琉玖, 三禄, 実流空, 実琉久, 実留久, 実瑠久, 心月空, 乳, 美月空, 美来, 美流空, 美琉久, 美留紅, 美留来, 美龍空, 美瑠久, 美瑠句, 美瑠玖, 未来, 未流玖, 未留来, 未瑠, 未瑠紅, 未瑠来, 魅瑠玖, 魅瑠紅, 實琉久, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-ṘUU-KUU
From Japanese 観 (miru, mi) meaning "outlook, look, appearance, condition, view", 三 (mi) meaning "three", 実 (mi) meaning "reality, truth", 心 (mi) meaning "heart, mind, spirit", 乳 (miruku) or みるく (miruku) both meaning "milk", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 未 (mi) meaning "un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac", 魅 (mi) meaning "fascination, charm, bewitch" or 實 (mi) meaning "truth, reality", 琉 (ru) meaning "precious stone, gem, lapis lazuli", 流 (ru) meaning "current, a sink, flow, forfeit", 留 (ru) meaning "detain, fasten, halt, stop", 瑠 (ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 月 (ru) meaning "moon" or 龍 (ru) meaning "dragon" combined with 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 禄 (ruku) meaning "fief, allowance, pension, grant, happiness", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 来 (ruku, ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red" or 句 (ku) meaning "phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph, counter for haiku". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Misaki
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美咲, etc.(Japanese Kanji) みさき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MEE-SA-KYEE
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (saki) meaning "blossom". This name can be formed from other combinations of kanji as well.
Misono
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: みその(Japanese Hiragana) みそ乃(Kanji/Hiragana) 美薗, 美園, 美塑乃, 美想乃, 美颯乃, 未園, 未想乃, 弥苑, 海苑, 海鼠乃, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-SO-NO
From Japanese 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 薗 (sono) meaning "garden". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mitoyo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美登代, 三十四, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ミトヨ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: MEE-TO-YO
From Japanese 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 登 (to) meaning "to go up; to climb; to mount; to rise" combined with 代 (yo) meaning "generation". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Miwa
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 三和 三輪 美和 美輪 美環(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: Mee:-wə
From Japanese 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" or 三 (mi) meaning "three" and 和 (wa) meaning "peace, harmony", 輪 (wa) meaning "wheel, flower" or 環 (wa) "circle, ring, wheel". Other kanji combinations are also possible. A famous bearer of this name is Miwa Oshiro (1983-) She is a Japanese gravure idol, model and actress. Her father is Okinawan.
Miyu
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美優, 美結, 実優, 美夕, etc.(Japanese Kanji) みゆ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MEE-YOO
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth" combined with (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "evening". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Miyuuki
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 実優姫, 美優姫, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-YUU:-KEE
From Japanese 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth" or 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 優 (yuu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness" combined with 姫 (ki) meaning "princess". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Momoko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 百子, 桃子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ももこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MO-MO-KO
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be constructed from other kanji combinations as well.
Mu-n
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 月, 夢雲, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: muu-n:
From Japanese 月 (mu-n) meaning "moon" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word moon.

Murasakihime
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 紫姫, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MUU-ṘAH-SAH-KEE-HEE-ME
From Japanese 紫 (murasaki) meaning "purple; violet" combined with 姫 (hime) meaning "princess". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nagino
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 渚乃, 凪乃, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NAH-GEE-NO
From Japanese 凪 (nagi) meaning "calm" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Nana 2
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 菜奈, 奈菜, 菜々, 奈々, etc.(Japanese Kanji) なな(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: NA-NA
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and/or (na), a phonetic character. The characters can be in either order or the same character can be duplicated, as indicated by the symbol . Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also be used to form this name.
Nanako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 菜々子(Japanese Kanji) ななこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: NA-NA-KO
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
Nanami
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 七海, 菜々美(Japanese Kanji) ななみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: NA-NA-MEE
From Japanese (nana) meaning "seven" and (mi) meaning "sea". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Natsuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 夏子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) なつこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: NA-TSOO-KO
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
Natsumiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 菜採子, 菜摘子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NAH-TSUU-MEE-KO
From Japanese 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 採 (tsumi) meaning "to gather, to collect, to take" or 摘 (tsumi) meaning "to pluck; to pick" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nazuna
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: なずな(Japanese Hiragana) なず菜, なず奈(Kanji/Hiragana) 菜, 菜瑞奈, 菜津菜, 菜都菜, 菜都奈, 七砂, 七鈴菜, 奈瑞菜, 奈津菜, 奈都菜, 那瑞奈, 南沙, 名津菜, 薺, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NAH-ZUU-NAH
From Japanese 菜 (nazuna, na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 七 (na) meaning "seven", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 那 (na) meaning "what", 南 (na) meaning "south", 名 (na) meaning "name" or 薺 (nazuna) meaning "water-chestnuts, caltrop", 瑞 (zu) meaning "congratulations", 津 (zu) meaning "haven, port, harbor, ferry", 都 (zu) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything" or 鈴 (zu) meaning "bell" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 砂 (zuna) or 沙 (zuna) both meaning "sand" or 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Nekana
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 音奏, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NE-KAH-NAH
From Japanese 音 (ne) meaning "sound" combined with 奏 (kana) meaning "play music, complete". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nguyệt
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: NGWEET, NGWEEK
From Sino-Vietnamese (nguyệt) meaning "moon".
Nisa
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Thai
Other Scripts: นิสา(Thai)
Pronounced: nee-SA
Derived from Sanskrit निशा (nisha) meaning "night".
Nisa
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 新咲, 虹彩, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NEE-SAH
From Japanese 新 (ni) meaning "new; fresh" or 虹 (ni) meaning "rainbow" combined with 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" or 彩 (sa) meaning "colour". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nishi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
"West"
Noizu
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 響, 乃泉, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NO-EE-ZUU
From Japanese 響 (noizu) meaning "sound, echo". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word noise.

Nomo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 野萌, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NO-MO
From Japanese 野 (no) meaning "area, field" combined with 萌 (mo) meaning "sprout, bud". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nomoko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 野茂子, 野萌子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NO-MO-KO
From Japanese 野 (no) meaning "area, field", 茂 (mo) meaning "overgrown; luxuriant, thickly growing, lush" or 萌 (mo) meaning "bud, sprout" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nonoka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 野乃花, 野乃香, 野乃佳, 野乃華, 野々花, 野々香, 野々華, 野々佳, 乃々香, 乃々花, 乃々香, 乃々佳, 乃々華(Japanese Kanji) ののか(Japanese Hiragana) ノノカ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: NO-NO-KAH
This name combines 野 (sho, ya, no, no-) meaning "civilian life, field, plains, rustic" & 乃 (ai, dai, nai, no, sunawa.chi, nanji, no) meaning "accordingly, from, possessive particle, whereupon", 野々 or 乃々 with 花 (ka, ke, hana) meaning "flower", 香 (kyou, kou, ka, kao.ri, kao.ru) meaning "incense, perfume, smell", 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, excellent, good, pleasing, skilled" and 華 (ka, ke, hana) meaning "flower, gay, gorgeous, luster, ostentatious, petal, shine, showy, splendour."
Osana
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 緒沙那, 修名, 桜若, 孟奈, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: O-SAH-NAH
From Japanese 緒 (o) meaning "thread", 沙 (sa) meaning "sand" combined with 那 (na) meaning "what". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Pipi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 比々, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ぴぴ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: PEE-PEE
From Japanese 比 (pi) meaning "the Philippines" combined with 々, a phonetic character indicting a duplication of the beginning kanji. Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rabu
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: らぶ(Japanese Hiragana) ラブ(Japanese Katakana) 愛, 愛心, 愛生, 愛夢, 愛恋, 愛撫, 愛歩, 愛舞, 楽舞, 楽歩, 羅生, 羅舞, 羅撫, 羅歩, 裸舞, 来舞, 来歩, 乱歩, 蘭舞, 良舞, 良部, 恋愛, 礼歩, 空歩, 萌愛, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘAH-BUU
Ramuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 良夢子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘAH-MUU-KO
From Japanese 良 (ra) meaning "good", 夢 (mu) meaning "dream" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ran
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) らん(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: RAN
From Japanese (ran) meaning "orchid" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.
Renka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: れんか(Japanese Hiragana) 怜花, 廉花, 恋佳, 恋花, 恋華, 恋香, 蓮佳, 蓮歌, 蓮花, 蓮華, 蓮香, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘEN-KAH
From Japanese 怜 (ren) meaning "wise", 廉 (ren) meaning "bargain, reason, charge, suspicion, point, account, purity, honest, low price, cheap, rested, contented, peaceful", 恋 (ren) meaning "romance, in love, yearn for, miss, darling" pr 蓮 (ren) meaning "lotus" combined with 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower", 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance" or 歌 (ka) meaning "song, sing". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Riho
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: りほ(Japanese Hiragana) 利帆, 利歩, 利穂, 李帆, 李歩, 梨帆, 梨歩, 理畝, 理帆, 理歩, 理芳, 璃星, 璃歩, 里畝, 里萌, 麗帆, 麗保, 六穂, 凛秀, 澪保, 莉帆, 莉保, 莉萌, 凜歩, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘEE-HO
From Japanese 利 (ri) meaning "profit, advantage, benefit", 李 (ri) meaning "plum", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 理 (ri) meaning "logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 里 (ri) meaning "village", 麗 (ri) meaning "lovely, beautiful, graceful, resplendent", 六 (ri) meaning "six", 凛 (ri) meaning "dignified, severe, cold", 澪 (ri) meaning "water route, shipping channel", 莉 (ri) meaning "jasmine" or 凜 (ri) meaning "cold, strict, severe" combined with 帆 (ho) meaning "sail", 歩 (ho) meaning "walk", 穂 (ho) meaning "ear of grain", 畝 (ho) meaning "furrow, thirty tsubo, ridge, rib", 芳 (ho) meaning "perfume, balmy, favorable, fragrant", 星 (ho) meaning "star", 萌 (ho) meaning "bud, sprout", 保 (ho) meaning "protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support" or 秀 (ho) meaning "excellent, outstanding". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Riho, a Japanese professional wrestler and idol, Riho Iida, a Japanese ex-child model-turned-actress, voice actress and singer, Riho Makise, a Japanese actress, Riho Nakajima, a Japanese former synchronized swimmer who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics, Riho Ōtake, a Japanese volleyball player who plays for Denso Airybees and Riho Sayashi, a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project.

Rikka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: りっか(Japanese Hiragana) りっ夏(Kanji/Hiragana) 梨香, 律香, 立夏, 立花, 立華, 六夏, 六花, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṙeek̚-kah
From Japanese 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 律 (ri) meaning "rhythm, law, regulation, gauge, control", 立 (ri) meaning "stand up, rise, set up, erect" or 六 (ri) meaning "six" combined with 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer" or 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Rikka (立花, 立夏, 六花) as a word in Japanese (立花), a style of ikebana, a Japanese art of flower arrangement, (立夏) meaning "first day of summer, beginning of summer" and (六花) meaning "snow".

Riko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 莉子, 理子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) りこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: REE-KO
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "reason, logic" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rinka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: りんか(Japanese Hiragana) 李果, 李花, 梨果, 梨花, 梨華, 梨楓, 厘花, 林果, 林火, 林花, 麟佳, 麟花, 麟馨, 鈴佳, 鈴夏, 鈴果, 鈴架, 鈴歌, 鈴花, 鈴華, 鈴魁, 鈴香, 鈴風, 鈴蘭, 凛伽, 凛佳, 凛嘉, 凛夏, 凛架, 凛歌, 凛花, 凛華, 凛霞, 凛馨, 凛月, 凛香, 凛奏, 凛風, 稟架, 凜夏, 凜果, 凜花, 凜華, 凜香, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘEEN-KAH
From Japanese 李 (rin) meaning "plum", 梨 (rin) meaning "pear", 厘 (rin) meaning "rin, 1/10 sen, 1/10 bu", 林 (rin) meaning "grove, forest", 麟 (rin) meaning "Chinese unicorn, genius, giraffe, bright, shining", 鈴 (rin) meaning "bell", 凛 (rin) meaning "dignified, severe, cold", 稟 (rin) meaning "salary in rice" or 凜 (rin) meaning "cold, strict, severe" combined with 果 (ka) meaning "fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower", 楓 (ka) meaning "maple", 火 (ka) meaning "fire", 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 馨 (ka) meaning "fragrant, balmy, favourable", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 架 (ka) meaning "erect, frame, mount, support, shelf, construct", 歌 (ka) meaning "song, sing", 魁 (ka) meaning "charging ahead of others", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 風 (ka) meaning "wind, air, style, manner", 蘭 (ka) meaning "orchid", 伽 (ka) meaning "nursing, attending, entertainer", 嘉 (ka) meaning "applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious", 霞 (ka) meaning "be hazy, grow dim, blurred", 月 (ka) meaning "moon" or 奏 (ka) meaning "play music, speak to a ruler, complete". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rio 2
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 莉央, 莉緒, 里桜, etc.(Japanese Kanji) りお(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: REE-O
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "village" combined with (o) meaning "center", (o) meaning "thread" or (o) meaning "cherry blossom". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Riyōko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese (Archaic)
Other Scripts: 良子, 涼子, 亮子, 凉子, 了子, 諒子, 遼子, 稜子, 凌子, 陵子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) りようこ(Japanese Hiragana) リヨウコ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: RYO-KO
Archaic transcription of Ryōko.
Ron
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 空, 侖, 榕, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘON
From Japanese 空 (ron) meaning "sky", 侖 (ron) meaning "think, be methodical" or 榕 (ron) meaning "banyan tree". Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also form this name.
Ruiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: るいこ(Japanese Hiragana) ルイコ(Japanese Katakana) るい子(Kanji/Hiragana) ルイ子(Kanji/Katakana) 潤子, 流依子, 留以子, 留衣子, 留壱琴, 瑠以子, 瑠依子, 瑠偉子, 瑠衣子, 塁子, 涙子, 累子, 類子, 路易子, 壘依子, 泪子, 誄子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘUU-EE-KO
From Japanese 潤 (rui) meaning "wet, be watered, profit by, receive benefits, favor, charm, steep", 流 (ru) meaning "current, a sink, flow, forfeit", 留 (ru) meaning "detain, fasten, halt, stop", 瑠 (ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 塁 (rui) meaning "baseball", 涙 (rui) meaning "tears, sympathy", 累 (rui) meaning "accumulate, involvement, trouble, tie up, continually", 類 (rui) meaning "sort, kind, variety, class, genus", 路 (ru) meaning "path, route, road, distance", 壘 (ru) meaning "baseball", 泪 (rui) meaning "tears, weep, cry" or 誄 (rui) meaning "condolence message", 依 (i) meaning "reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to", 以 (i) meaning "by means of, because, in view of, compared with", 衣 (i) meaning "garment, clothes, dressing", 壱 (i) meaning "one", 偉 (i) meaning "admirable, greatness, remarkable, conceited, famous, excellent" or 易 (i) meaning "easy, ready to, simple, fortune-telling, divination" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child" or 琴 (ko), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp. Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Ruiko Yoshida, a Japanese photojournalist. She graduated from Keio University, worked as an announcer, and studied under a Fulbright scholarship at Columbia University.

Saeko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Pronounced: SAH-EH-KOH
This name can be used as 冴希, 彩樹 or 彩木 with 冴 (go, ko, sa.eru, koo.ru, hi.eru) meaning "be clear, serene, cold, skilful", 彩 (sai, irodo.ru, sae) meaning "coloring, paint, makeup", combine with 子 (ko) meaning "child"
Saiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: さいこ(Japanese Hiragana) サイ子(Kanji/Katakana) さい子(Kanji/Hiragana) 最子, 沙依子, 佐惟子, 哉好, 哉子, 宰子, 彩衣子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-EE-KO
From Japanese 最 (sai) meaning "most, greatest" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakoto
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 咲琴, 沙琴, 小鼓音, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-KO-TO
From Japanese 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" combined with 琴 (koto), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Sakura
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 桜, 咲良, etc.(Japanese Kanji) さくら(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SA-KOO-RA
From Japanese (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom", though it is often written using the hiragana writing system. It can also come from (saku) meaning "blossom" and (ra) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" as well as other kanji combinations.
Sama-
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 夏, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-MAH
From Japanese 夏 (sama-) meaning "summer" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word summer.

Satomi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 里美, 聡美, 智美, etc.(Japanese Kanji) さとみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SA-TO-MEE
From Japanese (sato) meaning "village" or (sato) meaning "intelligent, clever, bright" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Satori
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 沙都里, 悟理, 咲藤李, 聡, 智凜, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-TO-ṘEE
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 都 (to) meaning "capital (city)" combined with 里 (ri) meaning "village". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
Sayuna
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 彩結菜, 咲夢菜, 咲夢奈, 紗優奈, 早唯奈, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-YUU-NAH
From Japanese 彩 (sa) meaning "colour", 結 (yu) meaning "tie, fasten, join, organize" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sekka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 雪花, 雪火, 雪佳, 石花, 関華, 雪舸, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: sek̚-kah
From Japanese 雪花 (sekka) meaning "snowflake". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Sonoko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: そのこ(Japanese Hiragana) その子(Kanji/Hiragana) 宗ノ子(Kanji/Katakana) 園子, 苑乃子, 花子, 素乃子, 其子, 颯乃子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SO-NO-KO
From Japanese 園 (sono) meaning "garden" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Sonoko Kato, a Japanese professional wrestler, Sonoko Kawai, a former Japanese singer and Sonoko Sakai, a American film producer of Japanese descent.

Souka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 桑花, 崇華, 奏加, 奏香, 爽花, 相嘉, 蒼果, 艸果, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SO:-KAH
From Japanese 桑 (sou) meaning "mulberry" combined with 花 (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sovanna
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Khmer
Other Scripts: សុវណ្ណា(Khmer)
Means "golden, dream" in Khmer.
Soyo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 素世, 素陽, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SO-YO
From Japanese 素 (so) meaning "element" combined with 世 (yo) meaning "world" or 陽 (yo) meaning "light, sun, male". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Japanese composer, musician, and author Soyo Oka.

Susuyo
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 進代, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SOO-SOO-YO
From Japanese 進 (susu) meaning "advance, make progress" combined with 代 (yo) meaning "world, society". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Suwan
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 白鳥, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SUU-WAHN
From Japanese 白鳥 (suwan) meaning "swan". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word swan.

Takuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 拓子, 琢子, 宅子, 啄子, 卓子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-KUU-KO
From Japanese 拓 (taku) meaning "expand, open, support", 琢 (taku) meaning "polish jade", 宅 (taku) meaning "home", 啄 (taku) meaning "to peck" or 卓 (taku) meaning "tall and erect" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Tamami
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: たまみ(Japanese Hiragana) たま美(Kanji/Hiragana) 環実, 球実, 球微, 玉海, 球美, 玉実, 玉味, 玖美, 圭見, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-MAH-MEE
From Japanese 球 (tama, gu, kyuu, ku) meaning "sphere; globe; orb, (baseball) pitch", 玉 (tama, goku (non-Jōyō reading), gyoku) meaning "ball, (a Japanese) coin, precious stone, a chicken’s egg (to be eaten), geisha" or 環 (tama, tamaki, yubimaki, kwan, gwen, gen (non-Jōyō reading, historical) kan (historical)), combined with 美 (mi, bi, utsukushii, yoi, homaru) meaning "beauty; beautiful", 実 (shitsu, jitsu, minoru, mi, makoto, makotoni, mino, michiru, gumi, sane) meaning "reality, truth, fruit, seed; fruit; nut, kindness", 海 (kai, umi, wata, wada, a, ama, una, un, e, ka, ta, hiro, hiroshi, bu, machi, mama, mi, me, wataru) meaning "sea, ocean" or 微 (mi, bi, chiisai, kasuka, wazuka) meaning "delicate". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Thu
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: TOO, TUW
From Sino-Vietnamese (thu) meaning "autumn".
Tiara
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 天愛宝, 天, 天愛, 千愛星, 星夢, 星子, 星, 王冠, 姫亜来, 美星, 楴愛羅, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TEE-AH-ṘAH
From Japanese 天 (ti) meaning "heaven", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection" combined with 宝 (ra) meaning "treasure". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Tiên
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: TEEN, TEENG
From Sino-Vietnamese (tiên) meaning "immortal, transcendent, celestial being, fairy".
Tinku
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Pet
Other Scripts: てぃんく(Japanese Hiragana) ティンク(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: tyeeng-koo
Japanese pet name. Borrowed from English tink or twink.
Tomoko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 智子, 朋子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ともこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: TO-MO-KO
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed of other kanji characters as well.
Tsukiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 月子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) つきこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: TSOO-KYEE-KO
From Japanese (tsuki) meaning "moon" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
U​
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 羽, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: UU
From Japanese 羽 (u) meaning "feather".
Umeko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 梅子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) うめこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: OO-MEH-KO
From Japanese (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" (referring to the species Prunus mume) and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Uoc
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Means "wishes" in Vietnamese.
Yên
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: EEN, EENG
From Sino-Vietnamese (yên) meaning "calm, peaceful".
Yoshiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 良子, 芳子, 悦子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) よしこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YO-SHEE-KO, YO-SHKO
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "joy, pleased" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.
Yozora
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 夜空, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YO-ZO-ṘAH
From Japanese 夜空 (yozora) meaning "night sky" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
Yui
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 結衣, 優衣, 結, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆい(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-EE
From Japanese (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" combined with (i) meaning "clothing, garment". It can also come from standalone (yui) using a different nanori reading. This name can be formed of other kanji or kanji combinations as well.
Yuina
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 結菜, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆいな(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-EE-NA
From Japanese (yui) meaning "tie, bind" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yukako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 有佳子(Japanese Kanji)
Japanese feminine name derived from 有 (yu) meaning "possess, exist, have", 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful" and 子 (ko) meaning "child"
Yuko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 優子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-KO
From Japanese (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji.
Yumi
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 弓, 由美, 友美, 弓美, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-MEE
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause", (yu) meaning "friend" or a nanori reading of (yu) meaning "archery bow" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
Yumiko
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 弓子, 由美子, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆみこ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-MEE-KO
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow" or (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yurika
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ゆりか(Japanese Hiragana) 結利加, 結梨華, 結梨香, 結里加, 結里花, 結莉花, 幸里佳, 百合佳, 百合可, 百合果, 百合架, 百合花, 百合華, 百合雅, 百合香, 百梨香, 百里香, 夢梨花, 諭里佳, 佑梨佳, 佑梨香, 佑理香, 佑里加, 佑里香, 佑莉果, 優利佳, 優梨花, 優理香, 優里佳, 優里夏, 優里華, 優莉佳, 優莉佳, 友織香, 友利可, 友梨佳, 友梨夏, 友梨華, 友梨馨, 友理佳, 友璃佳, 友里加, 友里夏, 友里香, 友莉華, 宥里香, 悠梨香, 悠里可, 悠里花, 悠里香, 悠立佳, 憂理香, 有利加, 有梨花, 有理佳, 有理香, 有里加, 有里華, 有莉香, 柚里香, 由利佳, 由梨佳, 由理佳, 由理香, 由里歌, 由里雅, 由莉華, 祐利香, 祐里佳, 祐莉佳, 裕利華, 裕梨佳, 裕里加, 夕利加, 夕梨花, 夕里夏, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YUU-ṘEE-KAH
From Japanese 結 (yu) meaning "tie, bind, contract, join, organize, do up hair, fasten", 幸 (yu) meaning "happiness", 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily", 夢 (yu) meaning "dream", 諭 (yu) meaning "rebuke, admonish, charge, warn, persuade", 佑 (yu) meaning "help, assist", 優 (yu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 友 (yu) meaning "friend", 宥 (yu) meaning "soothe, calm, pacify", 悠 (yu) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 憂 (yu) meaning "melancholy, grieve, lament, be anxious, sad, unhappy", 有 (yu) meaning "exist", 柚 (yu) meaning "citron", 由 (yu) meaning "reason, cause", 祐 (yu) meaning "help", 裕 (yu) meaning "abundant, rich" or 夕 (yu) meaning "evening", 利 (ri) meaning "profit, advantage, benefit", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 里 (ri) meaning "village", 莉 (ri) meaning "jasmine", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli" or 立 (ri) meaning "stand up, rise, set up, erect" combined with 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada", 華 (ka) or 花 (ka) both meaning "flower", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 可 (ka) meaning "can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not", 果 (ka) meaning "fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed", 架 (ka) meaning "erect, frame, mount, support, shelf, construct" or 夏 (ka) meaning "summer". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Yurika Harada, Japanese fashion model and singer, Yurika Hino, Japanese voice actress, Yurika Kubo, a Japanese voice actress and singer from Nara Prefecture, Yurika Nakamura, a Japanese long-distance runner, Yurika Ōyama, a Japanese bowling player and Yurika Sema, a former Japanese female tennis player.

Yusurako
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 桜桃子, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YUU-SUU-ṘAH-KO
From Japanese 桜桃 (yusura) meaning "cherry" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yuuka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 優花, 有香, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆうか(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-KA
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優花 or 有香 (see Yūka).
Yuuna
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 優菜, 優奈, 柚菜, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆうな(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-NA
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優菜 or 優奈 or 柚菜 (see Yūna).
Yuzuki
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 柚希, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆずき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-ZOO-KYEE
From Japanese (yuzu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
Aozora
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese (Modern)
Other Scripts: 青空, 蒼空, 碧空, 葵空, 蒼天, 碧天, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あおぞら(Japanese Hiragana) アオゾラ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: A-O-ZO-RA
From 青空 (aozora) meaning "blue sky."
It can also be written as 蒼空 or 碧空. The first kanji can be changed to 葵, normally read as aoi, which refers to a mallow plant. The second kanji can be substituted with one that has the same or similar meaning(s) to 空, like 天.

Nowadays, excluding 葵空, the kanji combinations used for this name are most commonly read as Sora.

Asuka
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 明日香, 飛鳥, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あすか(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-SOO-KA, A-SKA
From Japanese 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow" and (ka) meaning "fragrance", or from (asu) meaning "to fly" and (ka) meaning "bird". Other kanji combinations can be possible as well.
Ayao
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 彩桜, 彩生, 彩緒, 文夫, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-YAH-O
From Japanese 彩 (aya) meaning "colouring" or 文 (aya) meaning "sentence" combined with 緒 (o) meaning "cord" or 桜 (o) meaning "cherry blossom" (both feminine) or 夫 (o) meaning "husband, man, manly" (masculine). Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Azusa
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 梓, 梓沙, 梓紗, 梓彩, 亜寿沙, 亜寿紗, 亜津沙, 亜津紗, 亜津彩, 安寿紗, 安津沙, 愛津紗, 愛寿沙(Japanese Kanji) あずさ, あづさ(Japanese Hiragana) アズサ, アヅサ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: A-ZOO-SA
This name can be used on its own as 梓 (shi, azusa), referring to the catalpa tree, or it can be combined with 沙 (sa, sha, suna, yonageru) meaning "sand," 紗 (sa, sha, usuginu) meaning "gauze" or 彩 (sai, irodo.ru, sa) meaning "colouring."
3-kanji combinations include 亜寿沙, 亜寿紗, 亜津沙, 亜津紗, 亜津彩, 安寿紗, 安津沙, 愛津紗 and 愛寿沙 with 亜 (a, tsu.gu), 安 (an, yasu(.maru), yasu.i/raka, a) meaning "quiet, peaceful," 愛 (ai, ito.shii, kana.shii, me.deru, o.shimu, mana, a) meaning "love, affection," 寿 (shu, su, shuu, kotobuki, kotobu.ku, kotoho.gu) meaning "longevity" and 津 (shin, tsu) meaning "harbour, port."

Bearers of this name include female footballer Azusa Iwashimizu (岩清水 梓) (1986-), marathon runner Azusa Nojiri (野尻 あずさ) (1982-) and actress, tarento and bikini idol Azusa Yamamoto (山本 梓) (1981-).

Chihiro
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 千尋, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ちひろ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: CHEE-KHEE-RO
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (hiro) meaning "fathom, armspan", as well as other kanji combinations.
Ching
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Chinese (Rare)
Other Scripts: 晴, 程(Chinese)
Pronounced: CH-ing
Chingmei
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Chinese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Qingmei.
Fubuki
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 冬雪, 吹雪, 吹雪, 吹風綺, 芙咲, 風吹, 風吹, 風舞姫, 風舞季, 風舞希, 風舞綺, 風舞記, 風舞貴, 風舞貴, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FUU-BUU-KEE
From Japanese 冬 (fu) meaning "winter", 吹 (fu) meaning "blow, breathe, puff, emit, smoke", 芙 (fu) meaning "lotus, Mt Fuji" or 風 (fu) meaning "wind, air, style, manner", 風 (bu) meaning "wind, air, style, manner" or 舞 (bu) meaning "dance" combined with 雪 (buki) meaning "snow", 綺 (ki) meaning "figured cloth, beautiful", 咲 (buki) meaning "blossom", 吹 (buki) meaning "blow, breathe, puff, emit, smoke", 姫 (ki) meaning "princess", 季 (ki) meaning "seasons", 希 (ki) meaning "hope, beg, request, rare", 記 (ki) meaning "scribe, account, narrative" or 貴 (ki) meaning "precious, value, prize, esteem, honor". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Fubuki Takane, born as Yukihime Asada, is a Japanese actress and a former member of the Takarazuka Revue, where she specialized in playing male characters (Otokoyaku).

Hikari
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひかり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KHEE-KA-REE
From Japanese (hikari) meaning "light". Other kanji can also form this name. It is often written with the hiragana writing system.
Hinata
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 日向, 陽向, 向日葵, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひなた(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KHEE-NA-TA
From Japanese 日向 (hinata) meaning "sunny place", 陽向 (hinata) meaning "toward the sun", or a non-standard reading of 向日葵 (himawari) meaning "sunflower". Other kanji compounds are also possible. Because of the irregular readings, this name is often written using the hiragana writing system.
Iseul
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 이슬(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced: EE-SUL
Means "dew" in Korean.
Ji-U
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 지우(Korean Hangul) 芝雨, 志宇, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: CHEE-OO
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "sesame" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (u) meaning "rain" or (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
Kaede
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) かえで(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KA-EH-DEH
From Japanese (kaede) meaning "maple" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Kohaku
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 琥珀(Japanese Kanji) こはく(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KO-HA-KOO
From Japanese 琥珀 (kohaku) meaning "amber".
Lệ
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: LEH, LAY
From Sino-Vietnamese 麗 (lệ) meaning "beautiful, lovely".
Masami
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 成美, 正美, etc.(Japanese Kanji) まさみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MA-SA-MEE
From Japanese (masa) meaning "become" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
Maya
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 麻耶, 麻弥, 麻矢, 麻也, 麻野, 麻椰, 真耶, 眞耶, 摩耶, 磨耶, 茉耶, 舞耶, 万耶, 真彩, 真綾, 麻絢, etc.(Japanese Kanji) まや(Japanese Hiragana) マヤ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: MA-YA
Combination of a ma kanji, like 麻 meaning "hemp, flax," 真/眞 meaning "pure, true," 磨/摩 meaning "polish, shine," 茉, part of 茉莉 (matsuri), referring to the Arabian jasmine, 舞 meaning "dance" or 万 meaning "ten thousand," and a ya kanji, such as 耶, 弥 meaning "increase," 矢 meaning "arrow," 也, 野 meaning "field" or 椰, referring to the (coconut) palm. The second element can also be written with kanji that have the reading Aya 1 (彩, 綾 and 絢 for example).

Bearers of this name include announcer and newscaster Maya Kobayashi (小林 麻耶) (1979-), idol Maya Sugawara (菅原 茉椰) (2000-) and (male) footballer Maya Yoshida (吉田 麻也) (1988-).

Mayuu
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 真優, 真友, 真有, 真由, 真裕, 真邑, 真夕, 真侑, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-YOO:
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with 優 (yuu) meaning "gentleness, lithe, superior", 友 (yuu) meaning "friend", 有 (yuu) meaning "exist", 由 (yuu) meaning "cause, reason", 裕 (yuu) meaning "abundant, rich, plentiful", 邑 (yuu) meaning "state; country; nation", 夕 (yuu) meaning "evening" or 侑 (yuu) meaning "help, assist, repay kindness". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mihiro
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: みひろ(Japanese Hiragana) 位洋, 海寛, 海広, 海尋, 海拓, 海宙, 海飛呂, 光尋, 光宙, 光祐, 三央, 三博, 三洋, 実宏, 実浩, 実四, 実尋, 実大, 実宙, 実妃呂, 実洋, 珠紘, 珠宙, 充尋, 心拓, 心宙, 心宥, 心祐, 深弘, 深宙, 真皓, 仁大, 水尋, 水裕, 翠紘, 瑞祐, 美海, 美光, 美広, 美弘, 美紘, 美丈, 美尋, 美宙, 美妃呂, 美優, 美裕, 美洋, 碧尋, 未尋, 未宙, 未比呂, 巳寛, 弥弘, 翠優, 未裕, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-HEE-ṘO
From Japanese 位 (mi) meaning "rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 光 (mi) meaning "light", 三 (mi) meaning "three", 実 (mi) meaning "reality, truth", 珠 (mi) meaning "pearl, gem, jewel", 充 (mi) meaning "allot, fill", 心 (mi) meaning "heart, mind, spirit", 深 (mi) meaning "deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen", 真 (mi) meaning "true, reality", 仁 (mi) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 水 (mi) meaning "water", 翠 (mi) meaning "green, kingfisher", 瑞 (mi) meaning "congratulations", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 碧 (mi) meaning "blue, green", 未 (mi) meaning "un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac", 巳 (mi) meaning "sign of the snake or serpent" or 弥 (mi) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 飛 (hi) meaning "fly, skip (pages), scatter", 妃 (hi) meaning "queen, princess" or 比 (hi) meaning "compare, race, ratio, Philippines" combined with 洋 (hiro) meaning "ocean, sea", 寛 (hiro) meaning "tolerant, leniency, generosity, relax, feel at home, be at ease, broadminded", 広 (hiro) meaning "wide, broad, spacious", 尋 (hiro) meaning "inquire, fathom, look for", 拓 (hiro) meaning "clear (the land), open, break up (land)", 宙 (hiro) meaning "mid-air, air, space, sky, memorization, interval of time", 呂 (ro) meaning "spine, backbone", 央 (hiro) meaning "centre, middle", 博 (hiro) meaning "Dr., command, esteem, win acclaim, Ph.D., exposition, fair", 宏 (hiro) meaning "wide, large", 浩 (hiro) meaning "wide expanse, abundance, vigorous", 四 (hiro) meaning "four", 大 (hiro) meaning "large, big", 紘 (hiro) meaning "large", 宥 (hiro) meaning "soothe, calm, pacify", 弘 (hiro) meaning "vast, broad, wide", 皓 (hiro) meaning "white, clear", 裕 (hiro) meaning "abundant, rich", 海 (hiro) meaning "sea, ocean", 光 (hiro) meaning "light", 丈 (hiro) meaning "length" or 優 (hiro) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Minto
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: みんと(Japanese Hiragana) ミント(Japanese Katakana) 海音, 香草, 香葉, 壮, 美音, 碧音, 未夢戸, 民斗, 眠兎, 明音, 明兎, 明都, 明桃, 明扉, 明歩, 弥都, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEEN-TO
From Japanese ミント (minto) meaning "mint", 海 (min) meaning "sea, ocean", 香 (min) meaning "fragrance", 壮 (minto) meaning "robust, manhood, prosperity", 美 (min) meaning "beautiful", 碧 (min) meaning "blue, green", 未 (mi) meaning "un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac", 民 (min) meaning "people, nation, subjects", 眠 (min) meaning "sleep, die, sleepy", 明 (min) meaning "bright, light" or 弥 (min) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 夢 (n) meaning "dream" combined with 音 (to) meaning "sound", 草 (to) meaning "grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft", 葉 (to) meaning "leaf", 戸 (to) meaning "door", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 兎 (to) meaning "rabbit, hare", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 桃 (to) meaning "peach", 扉 (to) meaning "front door, title page, front page" or 歩 (to) meaning "walk". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Nodoka
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 和, 長閑, 和花, 和華, 和香, 和佳, 温花, 温華, 温香, 温佳, 悠花, 悠華, 悠香, 悠佳, 望花, 望華, 望香, 望佳(Japanese Kanji) のどか(Japanese Hiragana) ノドカ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: NO-DO-KA
This name can be used as 和 (wa, o, ka, yawa.ragu/eru, nago.mu, nago.yaka, a.eru, nodoka) meaning "harmony, peace" or 長閑 (nodoka) meaning "tranquil, quiet, calm, peaceful," made up of 長 (chou, naga.i, osa) meaning "long" and 閑 (kan) meaning "leasure." The word is probably a result of a shift from earlier nodoke (和気).

It can also be used to combine 和, 温 (on, atata.ka(i), atata.ma/eru, nuku, nodo) meaning "warm," 悠 (yuu, nodo) meaning "permanence, leisure" or 望 (bou, mou, nozo.mu, mochi, nodo) meaning "ambition, hope, desire" with 花 or 華 (ka, ke, hana), both meaning "flower," 香 (kou, kyou, ka, kao.ri/u) meaning "incense, smell, perfume" or 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good, excellent​."

Fictional (female) bearers of this name include Nodoka Saotome (早乙女 のどか) from 'Ranma ½' and Nodoka Manabe (真鍋 和) from 'K-On!'.

Poemu
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ぽえむ(Japanese Hiragana) 詩, 詩夢, 保笑夢, 保絵夢, 星影夢, 歩恵夢, 歩笑, 帆絵夢, 穂笑, 母恵夢, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: PO-E-MUU
From Japanese 詩 (poemu, poe) meaning "poetry, poem", 保 (po) meaning "protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support", 星 (po) meaning "star", 歩 (po) meaning "walk", 帆 (po) meaning "sail", 穂 (po) meaning "grain" or 母 (po) meaning "mother", 笑 (e) meaning "laugh", 絵 (e) meaning "picture, drawing, painting, sketch", 影 (e) meaning "shadow, silhouette, phantom" or 恵 (e) meaning "favor, blessing, grace, kindness" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream" or 笑 (emu) meaning "laugh". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word poem.

Remon
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: れもん(Japanese Hiragana) レモン(Japanese Katakana) 姫, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘE:-MON
Means "lemon" in Japanese.
Sanae
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: さなえ(Japanese Hiragana) サナエ(Japanese Katakana) 早苗, 小苗, 真愛, 真絵, 真慧, 真得, 早菜枝, 早奈恵, 早奈枝, 早南恵, 早名恵, 颯苗, 小奈恵, 紗名江, 紗南江, 紗苗, 紗那江, 紗奈枝, 紗奈絵, 紗菜江, 五奈江, 佐菜絵, 佐菜枝, 佐奈絵, 佐奈江, 佐那絵, 佐那江, 佐南絵, 佐南江, 佐名絵, 佐苗, 左茄絵, 左菜絵, 左菜江, 左奈絵, 左奈江, 左那絵, 左那枝, 左苗, 左名江, 沙茄江, 沙菜恵, 沙奈恵, 沙那枝, 沙南枝, 沙苗, 沙名恵, 沙名枝, 砂茄恵, 砂茄枝, 砂菜恵, 砂奈絵, 砂那絵, 砂那枝, 砂南江, 砂名恵, 彩奈恵, 彩苗, 采奈依, 冴菜絵, 咲菜恵, 咲七枝, 咲奈恵, 咲那江, 咲苗, 作苗, 桜苗, 皐苗, 三直恵, 実苗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-NAH-E
From Japanese 早 (sa) meaning "early, fast", 小 (sa) meaning "little, small", 真 (sana) meaning "true, reality", 颯 (sa) meaning "sudden, quick, sound of the wind", 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze", 五 (sa) meaning "five", 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 左 (sa) meaning "left", 沙 (sa) or 砂 (sa) both meaning "sand", 彩 (sa) meaning "colour", 采 (sa) meaning "dice, form, appearance, take, gather, colouring", 冴 (sa) meaning "be clear, serene, cold, skillful", 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom", 作 (sa) meaning "make, production, prepare, build", 桜 (sa) meaning "cherry blossom", 皐 (sa) meaning "swamp, shore", 三 (sa) meaning "three" or 実 (sa) meaning "reality, truth", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 奈 (na) meaning "what", 南 (na) meaning "south", 名 (na) meaning "name", 那 (na) meaning "what", 茄 (na) meaning "eggplant", 七 (na) meaning "seven" or 直 (na) meaning "straight" combined with 苗 (nae) meaning "seedling, sapling, shoot", 愛 (e) meaning "love, affection", 絵 (e) meaning "picture, drawing, painting, sketch", 慧 (e) meaning "wise", 得 (e) meaning "gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit", 枝 (e) meaning "bough, branch, twig, limb", 恵 (e) meaning "favor, blessing, grace, kindness", 江 (e) meaning "creek, inlet, bay" or 依 (e) meaning "reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous male bearer is Sanae Kikuta, a Japanese mixed martial artist who rose to popularity fighting in the Pancrase organization and a famous female bearer is Sanae Kobayashi, a Japanese voice actress formerly affiliated with Production Baobab, and now with Sigma Seven.

Satoshi
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Pronounced: SA-TOH-SHEE
Means "wisdom" or "sense" in Japanese
Seira
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 水楽, 沙羅, 世依羅, 世永良, 世楽, 瀬依良, 勢良, 性裸, etc.(Japanese Kanji) せいら(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SE:-ṘAH
From Japanese 水 (sei) meaning "water" combined with 楽 (ra) meaning "music". Other kanji combinations are possible.

For females the usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Sarah or Sara.

Shiori
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 詩織, 栞, 撓, etc.(Japanese Kanji) しおり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SHEE-O-REE
As a feminine name it can be from Japanese (shi) meaning "poem" combined with (ori) meaning "weave". It can also be from (shiori) meaning "bookmark" (usually feminine) or (shiori) meaning "lithe, bending" (usually masculine), as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
Sora
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 空, 昊, etc.(Japanese Kanji) そら(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SO-RA
From Japanese (sora) or (sora) both meaning "sky". Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also form this name.
Susumi
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 進美, 進実, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SUU-SUU-MEE
From Japanese 進 (susu) meaning "advance, make progress" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" or 実 (mi) meaning "seed; fruit; nut". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Thanh
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: TIENG, TAN
From Sino-Vietnamese (thanh) meaning "blue, green, young" or (thanh) meaning "sound, voice, tone".
Vân
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: VUN, VUNG, YUNG
From Sino-Vietnamese (vân) meaning "cloud".
Airou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛郎, 愛朗, 哀浪, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-EE-ṘO:
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer was Airou Kitayama, Japanese politician.

Akifumi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 晃文, 顕文, 晃史, 暁史, 旺史, 英章, 秋文, 彰典, 昭文, 章文美, 章史, 聡文, 彬史, 明文, 晨史, 皓章, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-KEE-FUU-MEE
From Japanese 晃 (aki) meaning "clear" combined with 文 (fumi) meaning "sentence". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Akifumi Takahashi, a Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher for the Chunichi Dragons in Japan's Central League and Akifumi Tada, a Japanese anime music composer and video game composer.

Akiharu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 旭明, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-KEE-HAH-ṘOO
From Japanese 旭 (aki) meaning "rising sun" combined with 明 (haru) meaning "bright". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Akihide
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 英秀, 暁英, 暁秀, 顕栄, 顕秀, 現英, 昂秀, 晃偉, 晃英, 晃秀, 秋英, 秋秀, 彰英, 彰秀, 昌英, 昌秀, 昭英, 昭秀, 晶英, 晶秀, 章英, 章秀, 聡英, 聡秀, 明英, 明秀, 耀英, 陽英, 晟秀, 曉秀, 皓秀, 堯秀, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-KEE-HEE-DE
From Japanese 英 (aki) meaning "hero, outstanding", 暁 (aki) meaning "daybreak, dawn, in the event", 顕 (aki) meaning "appear, existing", 現 (aki) meaning "present, existing, actual", 昂 (aki) meaning "rise", 晃 (aki) meaning "clear", 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn", 彰 (aki) meaning "patent, clear", 昌 (aki) meaning "prosperous, bright, clear", 昭 (aki) meaning "shining, bright", 晶 (aki) meaning "sparkle, clear, crystal", 章 (aki) meaning "badge, chapter, composition, poem, design", 聡 (aki) meaning "wise, fast learner", 明 (aki) meaning "bright, light", 耀 (aki) meaning "shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle", 陽 (aki) meaning "light, sun, male", 晟 (aki) meaning "clear", 曉 (aki) meaning "dawn, daybreak, clear", 皓 (aki) meaning "white, clear" or 堯 (aki) meaning "high, far" combined with 秀 (hide) meaning "excel, excellence, beauty, surpass", 英 (hide) meaning "hero, outstanding", 栄 (hide) meaning "flourish, prosperity, honor, glory, splendor" or 偉 (hide) meaning "admirable, greatness, remarkable, conceited, famous, excellent". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Áleifr
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Ancient Scandinavian [1]
Old Norse form of Olaf.
Amahito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 亜人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-MAH-HEE-TO
From Japanese 亜 (ama) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 人 (hito) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Amoru
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: あもる(Japanese Hiragana) 亜望留, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-MO-ṘUU
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 望 (mo) meaning "hope, wish" combined with 留 (ru) meaning "to stay". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Andrea 1
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Italian
Pronounced: an-DREH-a
Italian form of Andreas (see Andrew). A notable bearer of this name was Andrea Verrocchio, a Renaissance sculptor who taught Leonardo da Vinci and Perugino.
Arata
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) あらた(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: A-RA-TA
From Japanese (arata) meaning "fresh, new". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
Arito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 現人, 彩斗, 在史, 在人, 有人, 有登, 可人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-ṘEE-TO
From Japanese 現 (ari) meaning "present, existing, actual", 彩 (ari) meaning "colour", 在 (ari) meaning "exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in", 有 (ari) meaning "exist" or 可 (ari) meaning "can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 史 (to) meaning "history, chronicle" or 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Arito Tsukahara, a Japanese kickboxer.

Asato
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 朝人, 吾怜, 彩里, 安里, 阿智, 亜紗人, 亜砂都, etc.(Japanese Kanji) あさと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: AH-SAH-TO
From Japanese 朝 (asa) meaning "morning" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Asuma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: あすま(Japanese Hiragana) 愛洲馬, 明日真, 明日磨, 明日茉, 明日馬, 明日麻, 明馬, 未来磨, 遊馬, 飛海, 飛馬, 飛麻, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-SUU-MAH
From Japanese 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow", 明 (asu) meaning "bright, light", 未来 (asu) meaning "future", 遊 (asu) meaning "play" or 飛 (asu) meaning "fly", 洲 (su) meaning "continent, sandbar, island, country" combined with 馬 (ma) meaning "horse", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 磨 (ma) meaning "grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine", 麻 (ma) meaning "flax, linen, hemp" or 海 (ma) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Asuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 亜斯登, 明日人, 明日斗, 安友, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-SOO-TO
From Japanese 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Atsuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese (Rare)
Other Scripts: 敦斗, 敦人, 敦翔, 厚斗, 厚人, 厚翔, 篤斗, 篤人, 篤翔(Japanese Kanji) あつと(Japanese Hiragana) アツト(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: AHTS-TO, AH-TSUU-TO
This name combines 敦 (ton, tai, dai, chou, atsu.i) meaning "industry, kindliness", 厚 (kou, atsu.i, aka) meaning "thick, heavy, rich, kind, cordial, brazen, shameless" or 篤 (toku, atsu.i) meaning "fervent, kind, cordial, serious, deliberate" with 斗 (to, tou) meaning "Big Dipper, sake dipper", 人 (jin, nin, -to, hito, -ri) meaning "person" or 翔 (shou, kage.ru, to.bu) meaning "fly, soar."

This name is rarely given to boys, if given at all.

Ayatsugu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 斐紹, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-YAH-TSUU-GUU
From Japanese 斐 (aya) meaning "graceful, elegant, beautiful" combined with 紹 (tsugu) meaning "introduce". Other kanji combinations are possible.

This name is borne by Japanese baseball player Ayatsugu Yamashita.

Choujou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 朝城, 朝常, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: CHO:-JO:
From Japanese 朝 (chou) meaning "morning" combined with 城 (jou) meaning "castle" or 常 (jou) meaning "always, constantly, consistently". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Choujou Ooyama, he was the legislator of the Ryukyu Government and Okinawa, Japan.

Dai
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: (Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: DAH-EE
Means "large, great" in Japanese.
Daiji
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 太治, 代司, 代次, 代治, 代二, 台爾, 大司, 大士, 大志, 大慈, 大次, 大治, 大爾, 大自, 大仁, 大二, 大路, 悌治, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: DAH-EE-JEE
From Japanese 太 (dai) meaning "thick, big", 代 (dai) meaning "generation", 台 (dai) meaning "pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles", 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" or 悌 (dai) meaning "serving our elders" combined with 治 (ji) meaning "reign, be at peace, calm down, subdue, quell, govt, cure, heal, rule, conserve", 司 (ji) meaning "director, official, govt office, rule, administer", 次 (ji) meaning "next, order, sequence", 二 (ji) meaning "two", 爾 (ji) meaning "you, thou, second person", 士 (ji) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai", 志 (ji) meaning "intention, plan, resolve, aspire, motive, hopes, shilling", 慈 (ji) meaning "mercy", 自 (ji) meaning "oneself", 仁 (ji) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel" or 路 (ji) meaning "path, route, road, distance". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Daiji Takahashi, a Japanese mixed martial artist and Daiji Yamada, a Japanese professional basketball player.

Dairoku
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 大六, 大禄, 第六, 大禄, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: DAH-EE-ṘO:-KUU
From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with 六 (roku) meaning "six". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer was Dairoku Harada, a Japanese archaeologist who studied in the Fukuoka area.

Daisuke
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 大輔, etc.(Japanese Kanji) だいすけ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: DA-EE-SOO-KEH, DA-EE-SKEH
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" and (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Đức
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: DIK
From Sino-Vietnamese (đức) meaning "virtue".
Dũng
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: ZUWNGM, YUWNGM
From Sino-Vietnamese (dũng) meaning "brave".
Eio
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 叡雄, 映男, 映夫, 栄男, 栄夫, 栄雄, 永雄, 英男, 英夫, 英雄, 詠雄, 鋭夫, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: E:-O
From Japanese 叡 (ei) meaning "astute, profound, shrewd", 映 (ei) meaning "a reflection; to reflect", 栄 (ei) meaning "glory, honor", 永 (ei) meaning "eternity", 英 (hide) meaning "excellent, fine", 詠 (ei) meaning "sing, hum, chant" or 鋭 (ei) meaning "sharp" combined with 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 男 (o) meaning "male" or 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer was Eio Sakata, a 9-dan Japanese professional Go player.

Eito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 栄十, 栄人, 栄登, 栄都, 永人, 瑛士, 瑛斗, 英斗, 英杜, 英登, 詠人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: E:-TO
From Japanese 栄 (ei) meaning "glory, honour", 永 (ei) meaning "eternity", 瑛 (ei) meaning "sparkle of jewelry, crystal", 英 (ei) meaning "excellent, fine" or 詠 (ei) meaning "recitation, poem, song, composing" combined with 十 (to) meaning "ten", 人 (to) meaning "person", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 士 (to) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 杜 (to) meaning "woods, grove". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Eiyuu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 栄勇, 栄友, 栄雄, 英勇, 英有, 英祐, 英雄, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: E:-YUU:
From Japanese 栄 (ei) meaning "glory, honor" or 英 (ei) meaning "excellent, fine" combined with 勇 (yuu) meaning "brave", 友 (yuu) meaning "friend", 雄 (yuu) meaning "hero, manly", 有 (yuu) meaning "exist" or 祐 (yuu) meaning "divine intervention, protection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
En'ichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 園一, 延一, 猿一, 猿市, 艶壱, 圓一, 渕壱, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: EN-EE-CHEE
From Japanese 園 (en) meaning "garden" combined with 一 (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Fuaito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ふぁいと(Japanese Hiragana) 渉愛人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FUU-AH-EE-TO
From Japanese 渉 (fu) meaning "ford, go cross, transit, ferry, import, involve", 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word fight.

Fujio
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ふじを(Japanese Hiragana) 藤生, 藤男, 藤暢, 藤尾, 藤夫, 藤雄, 藤郎, 二士生, 二士男, 二士雄, 二次男, 不志夫, 不次男, 不二緒, 不二男, 不二雄, 不二郎, 富士生, 富士暢, 富士夫, 富士郎, 富志郎, 富次雄, 富治雄, 富二男, 富二雄, 冨久夫, 冨士暢, 冨士夫, 冨次夫, 冨仁雄, 冨二夫, 普二男, 芙士男, 武仁夫, 文二夫, 甫蒔雄, 孚滋雄, 富士朗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FUU-JEE-O
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria", 二 (fu) meaning "two", 不 (fu) meaning "negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy", 富 (fu) meaning "wealth, enrich, abundant", 普 (fu) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 芙 (fu) meaning "lotus, Mt Fuji", 武 (fu) meaning "warrior, military, chivalry, arms", 文 (fu) meaning "sentence", 甫 (fu) meaning "for the first time, not until" or 孚 (fu) meaning "sincere, nourish, encase", 士 (ji) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai", 次 (ji) meaning "next, order, sequence", 志 (ji) meaning "intention, plan, resolve, aspire, motive, hopes, shilling", 二 (ji) meaning "two", 治 (ji) meaning "reign, be at peace, calm down, subdue, quell, govt, cure, heal, rule, conserve", 仁 (ji) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 蒔 (ji) meaning "sow (seeds)" or 滋 (ji) meaning "nourishing, more & more, be luxuriant, planting, turbidity" combined with 生 (o) meaning "raw, live", 男 (o) meaning "male", 暢 (o) meaning "stretch", 尾 (o) meaning "tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain", 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 郎 (o) meaning "son", 緒 (o) meaning "thread" or 朗 (o) meaning "bright, clear". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Fujio Cho, a honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation, Fujio Ishihara, a former professor of electronics at Tamagawa University, and a Japanese science fiction author, Fujio Kobayashi, a Japanese professional golfer, Fujio Masuoka, a Japanese engineer, best known as the inventor of flash memory, Fujio Mitarai, the chairman and CEO of Canon inc, Fujio Shimizu, a Japanese fencer and Fujio Yamamoto, former Japanese football player.

A famous deceased bearer is Fujio Noguchi, born as Fujio Hirai, is a Japanese novelist in Shōwa period Japan, known primarily for his biographical works and works on literary history.

Fumiya
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 文也, 文哉, 富美也, 二三弥, 二三八, 典也, 史也, 史允, 郁伸, 奎也, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FUU-MEE-YAH
From Japanese 文 (fumi) meaning "sentence" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Fumiya Nishiguchi, a Japanese baseball player. He is a right-handed pitcher in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball for the Saitama Seibu Lions.

Fuuma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ふうま(Japanese Hiragana) 楓馬, 楓磨, 楓麻, 風馬, 風舞, 風麻, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: FUU:-MAH
From Japanese 楓 (fuu) meaning "maple" or 風 (fuu) meaning "wind, air, style, manner" combined with 馬 (ma) meaning "horse", 磨 (ma) meaning "grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, numb" or 舞 (ma) meaning "dance". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Fuuma Uehara, a Japanese actor and entertainer.

Gaku
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 岳, 学春, 学久, 学, 賀句, 岳久, 岳春, 楽, 楽久, 楽春, 鶴, 學, 學治, 學春, 樂治, 樂春, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: GAH-KUU
From Japanese 岳 (gaku, ga) meaning "point, peak, mountain", 学 (gaku, ga) meaning "study, learning, science", 賀 (ga) meaning "congratulations, joy", 楽 (ga, gaku) meaning "music, comfort, ease", 鶴 (gaku) meaning "crane, stork", 學 (gaku, ga) meaning "learning, knowledge, school" or 樂 (ga) meaning "music, comfort" combined with 春 (ku) meaning "spring", 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 句 (ku) meaning "phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph, counter for haiku" or 治 (ku) meaning "reign, be at peace, calm down, subdue, quell, govt, cure, heal, rule, conserve". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

Famous bearers are Gaku Hamada, a Japanese film and television actor, Gaku Miyao, a Japanese manga artist known for his work on the series Kazan and Gaku Shibasaki, a Japanese footballer who plays as a midfielder for CD Tenerife in the Spanish Segunda División on loan from Kashima Antlers.

Gakuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 学乙, 学登, 岳人, 岳斗, 岳登, 楽人, 楽斗, 楽渡, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: GAH-KUU-TO
From Japanese 学 (gaku) meaning "study, learning, science", 岳 (gaku) meaning "point, peak, mountain" or 楽 (gaku) meaning "music, comfort, ease" combined with 乙 (to) meaning "the latter, duplicate, strange, witty", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up", 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 渡 (to) meaning "transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Gakuto Notsuda, a Japanese football player who plays as a Midfielder for Shimizu S-Pulse, on loan from Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Gakuto Coda, a Japanese light novelist and Gackt (born as Gakuto Kamui), is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter and actor.

Gurimu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 緑夢, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: GUU-ṘEE-MUU
From Japanese 緑 (guri) meaning "green" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Japanese snowboarder Gurimu Narita.

Haato
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: はあと(Japanese Hiragana) 愛, 羽亜桃, 羽愛徒, 羽音, 花亞心, 心, 心音, 心人, 心都, 白亜透, 葉亜都, 葉音, 葉都, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-TO
From Japanese 愛 (haato) meaning "love, affection", 羽 (ha) meaning "feathers", 花 (ha) meaning "flower", 心 (haato, ha) meaning "heart, mind, spirit", 白 (ha) meaning "white" or 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf", 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" or 亞 (a) meaning "rank, follow" combined with 桃 (to) meaning "peach", 徒 (to) meaning "on foot, junior, emptiness, vanity, futility, uselessness, ephemeral thing, gang, set, party, people", 音 (to) meaning "sound", 心 (to) meaning "heart, mind, spirit", 人 (to) meaning "person", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything" or 透 (to) meaning "transparent, permeate, filter, penetrate". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word heart.

Hakuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 柏人, 白斗, 白杜, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-KUU-TO
From Japanese 柏 (haku) meaning "oak" or 白 (haku) meaning "white" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 杜 (to) meaning "woods; grove". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hanshin
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 範真, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAHN-SHEEN
From Japanese 範 (han) meaning "to control" combined with 真 (shin) meaning "true, reality". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Haruji
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 春次, 春司, 春, 治二, 春治, 春蒔, 春二, 尚, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-ṘUU-JEE
From Japanese 春 (haru) meaning "spring" combined with 次 (ji) meaning "next, secondary". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Haruki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 晴輝, 陽生, 春樹, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はるき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-ROO-KYEE
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather" or (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Haruma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 墾真, 治馬, 春日, 春馬, 春舞, 晴麻, 晴眞, 青馬, 大真, 裕摩, 悠真, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-ṘUU-MAH
From Japanese 墾 (haru) meaning "ground-breaking, open up farmland", 治 (haru) meaning "reign, be at peace, calm down, subdue, quell, govt, cure, heal, rule, conserve", 春 (haru) meaning "spring", 晴 (haru) meaning "clear up", 青 (haru) meaning "blue, green", 大 (haru) meaning "big, large", 裕 (haru) meaning "abundant, rich" or 悠 (haru) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure" combined with 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 馬 (ma) meaning "horse", 日 (ma) meaning "sun, day", 舞 (ma) meaning "dance", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, linen" or 摩 (ma) meaning "chafe, rub, polish, grind, scrape". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Haruma Miura, is a Japanese actor and singer. He is part of the Amuse, Inc., and debuted as one of the members of Brash Brats, a J-pop group. However, they are currently on hiatus, while Haruma is still active as an actor. He gained popularity in 'Gokusen 3' and the 2007 film 'Koizora'. He starred for the first time with a leading role in a drama based on the manga, 'Bloody Monday'.

Harushi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 春司, 春志, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-ṘOO-SHEE
From Japanese 春 (haru) meaning "spring" combined with 司 (shi) meaning "to take charge of; to control; to manage" or 志 (shi) meaning "purpose, will, determination, aspiration, ambition". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Haruta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 春太, 治太, 墾多, 遥太, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-ṘOO-TAH
From Japanese 春 (haru) meaning "spring" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Haruto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 陽斗, 遥斗, 陽翔, 晴斗, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はると(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-ROO-TO
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Hayaji
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 奔士, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-YAH-JEE
From Japanese 奔 (haya) meaning "bustle" combined with 士 (ji) meaning "samurai, warrior". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hayaki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 鋭己, 鋭騎, 逸毅, 勇樹, 隼希, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-YAH-KEE
From Japanese 鋭 (haya) meaning "sharp" combined with 己 (ki) meaning "self". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Hayata
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 隼太, 八幡, 迅太, 早太, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-YAH-TAH
From Japanese 隼 (haya) meaning "falcon" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Hayata Ito, a Japanese professional baseball outfielder for the Hanshin Tigers in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.

Hayatarou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 隼太郎, 隼太朗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HAH-YAH-TAH-ṘO:
From Japanese 隼 (haya) meaning "falcon", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son" or 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
Hayate
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) はやて(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-YA-TEH
From Japanese (hayate) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name.
Hayato
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 隼人, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はやと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-YA-TO
From Japanese (haya) meaning "falcon" (using a nanori reading) and (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations can also make up this name.
Hazelnut
Gender: Masculine
Usage: English (American, Rare)
Comes from the English word hazelnut meaning "a round brown hard-shelled nut that is the edible fruit of the hazel".
Hibio
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 日々雄, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-BEE-O
From Japanese 日 (hi) meaning "sun, day", 々, a phonetic character indicting a duplication of the beginning kanji combined with 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hidaka
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 陽夏, 陽京, 陽空, 陽高, 陽社, 陽天, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-DAH-KAH
From Japanese 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with 夏 (daka) meaning "summer", 京 (daka) meaning "capital", 空 (daka) meaning "sky", 高 (daka) meaning "tall, high", 社 (daka) meaning "company, firm, office, association, shrine" or 天 (daka) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hideaki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 英明, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひであき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KHEE-DEH-A-KYEE
From Japanese (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" and (aki) meaning "bright", as well as other combinations of kanji.
Hideki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 秀樹, 英樹, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひでき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KHEE-DEH-KYEE
From Japanese (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding" or (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" combined with (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Hideo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 秀男, 秀夫, 秀雄, 英夫, 英朗, 英郎, 豪雄, 栄夫, 日出夫, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひでお(Japanese Hiragana) ヒデオ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: KHEE-DEH-O
From Hide combined with an o kanji, like 男/夫/雄 meaning "male," 朗 meaning "cheerful" or 郎 meaning "son."

Bearers of this name include video game director Hideo Kojima (小島 秀夫) (1963-), film director Hideo Gosha (五社 英雄) (1929-1992) and rōkyoku and enka singer Hideo Murata (村田 英雄) (1929–2002).

Hideomi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 秀臣, 英臣, 栄臣, 秀民, 日出臣, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-DE-O-MEE
From Japanese 秀 (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding" combined with 臣 (omi) meaning "minister; statesman; official". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.

A famous bearer is Hideomi Yamamoto, a Japanese footballer who plays for Ventforet Kofu in the J. League Division 1.

Hiderou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 栄郎, 英朗, 英郎, 秀廊, 秀朗, 秀郎, 日出郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-DE-ṘO:
From Japanese 秀 (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding", 英 (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" or 栄 (hide) meaning "glory, honour" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son", 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear" or 廊 (rou) meaning "corridor". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Hiirou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 飛偉楼, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-ṘO:
From Japanese 飛 (hi) meaning "to fly", 偉 (i) meaning "admirable" combined with 楼 (rou) meaning "floor, level". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word hero.

Hiromichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 寛道, 寛通, 寛径, 啓矩, 啓達, 公道, 宏達, 宏方, 広通, 弘長, 弘道, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HEE-ṘO-MEE-CHEE
From Japanese 寛 (hiro) meaning "tolerant" combined with 道 (michi) meaning "road; way". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers is Hiromichi Ishige, a retired Japanese professional baseball player and manager in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball and Hiromichi Kataura, a Japanese scientist.

Hiroto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 大翔, 博人, 博斗, 浩人, 寛人, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひろと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KHEE-RO-TO
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "big, great" or (hiro) meaning "command, esteem" combined with (to) meaning "person", (to) meaning "soar, glide" or (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Hoshio
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 星郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: HO-SHEE-O
From Japanese 星 (hoshi) meaning "star" combined with 郎 (o) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Hyuuga
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese (Modern)
Other Scripts: 日向, 陽向, 飛向, 陽雅, 彪翔, 彪我, 彪駕, 日向雅, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ひゅうが(Japanese Hiragana) ヒュウガ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: KHOO-GA
Variant transcription of Hyūga.
Ichirou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 一郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji) いちろう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: EE-CHEE-RO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 一郎 (see Ichirō).
Ikuo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: いく夫(Kanji/Hiragana) 以久男, 以久生, 以久夫, 伊久生, 伊久男, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: EE-KOO-O
From Japanese 以 (i) meaning "compared to", 久 (ku) meaning "long time" combined with 男 (o) meaning "man, male". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ippei
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 一兵, 一平, 壱兵, 壱平, 逸平, 市兵, 市平, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: eep̚-pe:
From Japanese 一 (i) meaning "one", 壱 (i) meaning "one (in documents)", 逸 (i) meaning "deviate, idleness, leisure, miss the mark, evade, elude, parry, diverge" or 市 (i) meaning "market, city, town" combined with 平 (pei) meaning "even, flat, peace" or 兵 (pei) meaning "soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers of this name are Ippei Kaneko, who was a Japanese politician. He served as finance minister of Japan from 1978 to 1979, Ippei Kojima, a former Japanese badminton player who won a record eight Japanese national men's singles titles and some major international titles between the mid-1960s and the mid-1970s, Ippei Kokuryo, a Japanese footballer who plays for Nagano Parceiro and Ippei Watanabe, Japanese swimmer and world record holder in 200 metre breaststroke.

Issei
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 一清, 一星, 一世, 一省, 一聖, 一靖, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: EE-SE:
From Japanese 一 (is) meaning "one" combined with 星 (sei) meaning "star" or 清 (sei) meaning "clear". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Itto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 一斗, 一都, 一翔, 一吐, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: EE-TO
From Japanese 一 (it) meaning "one" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Izan
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 依山, 夷山, 威山, 為山, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: EE-ZAHN
From Japanese 依 (i) meaning "rely on", 夷 (i) meaning "Ainu", 威 (i) meaning "intimidate" or 為 (i) meaning "benefit" combined with 山 (zan) meaning "mountain". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Joon-Ho
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 준호(Korean Hangul) 俊鎬, 俊昊, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: CHOON-HO
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 준호 (see Jun-Ho).
Jousuke
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 丈助, 穣助, 常助, 錠助, 仗助, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: JO:-SKE
From Japanese 丈 (jou) meaning "only, limit", 穣 (jou) meaning "stalks of grain", 常 (jou) meaning "always, constantly, consistently", 錠 (jou) meaning "a lock" or 仗 (jou) meaning "military strength, reliable, dependable" combined with 助 (suke) meaning "assistance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kaiki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 会喜, 海希, 海記, 海輝, 海暉, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-EE-KEE
From Japanese 会 (kai) meaning "party" or 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 希 (ki) meaning "hope", 記 (ki) meaning "chronicle", 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness" or 暉 (ki) meaning "sunshine, light, bright, radiant". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kairu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: かいる(Japanese Hiragana) カイル(Japanese Katakana) 海流, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-EE-ṘUU
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 流 (ru) meaning "current, flow, stream". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Kyle.

Kaisuke
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 海介, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-EE-SOO-KE, kah-ee-ske  
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 介 (suke) meaning "shell, shellfish". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Kaito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 海斗, 海翔, etc.(Japanese Kanji) かいと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KA-EE-TO
From Japanese (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Kanro
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: かんろ(Japanese Hiragana) 甘露, 甘路, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAHN-ṘO
This name can be used as 甘露 (kanro) meaning "honeydew".
It can also be used as 甘 (kan) meaning "sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary" combined 路 (ro) meaning "path, route, road, distance". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Kanro Morita, a Japanese actor.

Kanta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 乾太, 侃太, 冠多, 寒太, 勘多, 勘太, 堪多, 堪太, 完太, 寛多, 寛太, 幹太, 幹汰, 幹大, 柑多, 柑太, 款太, 歓多, 歓太, 環太, 甘多, 甘太, 看多, 看太, 緩多, 緩太, 莞大, 観多, 観太, 諌多, 諌太, 貫多, 貫太, 貫汰, 神多, 神太, 栞太, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAHN-TAH
From Japanese 乾 (kan) meaning "drought, dry, dessicate, drink up, heaven, emperor", 侃 (kan) meaning "strong, just, righteous, peace-loving", 冠 (kan) meaning "crown, best, peerless", 寒 (kan) meaning "cold", 勘 (kan) meaning "intuition, perception, check, compare, sixth sense", 堪 (kan) meaning "withstand, endure, support, resist", 完 (kan) meaning "perfect, completion, end", 寛 (kan) meaning "tolerant, leniency, generosity, relax, feel at home, be at ease, broadminded", 幹 (kan) meaning "tree trunk, main part, talent, capability", 柑 (kan) meaning "citrus, orange", 歓 (kan) meaning "delight, joy", 環 (kan) meaning "ring, circle, link, wheel", 甘 (kan) meaning "sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary", 看 (kan) meaning "watch over, see", 緩 (kan) meaning "slacken, loosen, relax, lessen, be moderate, ease", 莞 (kan) meaning "smiling, reed used to cover tatami", 観 (kan) meaning "outlook, look, appearance, condition, view", 諌 (kan) meaning "admonish, dissuade", 貫 (kan) meaning "pierce, penetrate, brace", 神 (kan) meaning "gods, mind, soul" or 栞 (kan) meaning "bookmark" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big", 多 (ta) meaning "many, frequent, much", 汰 (ta) meaning "washing, sieving, filtering, weeding out, luxury" or 大 (ta) meaning "big, large". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kanto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 完人, 完途, 寛人, 幹登, 貫人, 栞人, 煥図, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAHN-TO
From Japanese 完 (kan) meaning "perfect, completion, end", 寛 (kan) meaning "tolerant, leniency, generosity, relax, feel at home, be at ease, broadminded", 幹 (kan) meaning "tree trunk, main part, talent, capability", 貫 (kan) meaning "pierce, penetrate, brace", 栞 (kan) meaning "bookmark" or 煥 (kan) meaning "shine" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 途 (to) meaning "route, way, road" or 図 (to) meaning "map, drawing, plan, extraordinary, audacious". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Katsuaki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 佳津明, 嘉津明, 活秋, 活彰, 活明, 活璃, 健晋, 賢明, 克顕, 克秋, 克昌, 克明, 克陽, 克亮, 勝晃, 勝商, 勝昭, 勝章, 勝明, 勝朗, 捷昭, 晶, 松, 礁, 祥, 雄秋, 雄章, 剋秋, 剋彰, 剋章, 剋璃, 勝彬, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-TSUU-AH-KEE
From Japanese 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 嘉 (ka) meaning "applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious", 活 (katsu) meaning "lively, resuscitation, being helped, living", 健 (katsu) meaning "healthy, strong", 賢 (katsu) meaning "intelligent, wise, wisdom, cleverness", 克 (katsu) meaning "overcome, kindly, skillfully", 勝 (katsu) meaning "victory, win, prevail, excel", 捷 (katsu) meaning "victory, fast", 晶 (katsuaki) meaning "sparkle, clear, crystal", 松 (katsuaki) meaning "pine tree", 礁 (katsuaki) meaning "reef, sunken rock", 雄 (katsu) meaning "hero, manly" or 剋 (katsu) meaning "victory", 津 (tsu) meaning "haven, port, harbor, ferry" combined with 明 (aki) meaning "bright, light", 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn", 彰 (aki) meaning "patent, clear", 璃 (aki) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 晋 (aki) meaning "advance", 顕 (aki) meaning "appear, existing", 昌 (aki) meaning "prosperous, bright, clear", 陽 (aki) meaning "light, sun, male", 亮 (aki) meaning "clear, help", 晃 (aki) meaning "clear", 商 (aki) meaning "make a deal, selling, dealing in, merchant", 昭 (aki) meaning "shining, bright", 章 (aki) meaning "badge, chapter, composition, poem, design", 朗 (aki) meaning "bright, clear" or 彬 (aki) meaning "refined, gentle". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

Famous bearers are Katsuaki Asai, a Japanese aikidoka, Katsuaki Kitanofuji (born as Takezawa Katsuaki), a former sumo wrestler, Katsuaki Matsumoto, a Japanese former professional racing cyclist, Katsuaki Satō, the founder and director of Satojuku Karate, also known as Odo (The Champion's Way) karate, Katsuaki Susa, a Japanese boxer who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the flyweight division (– 52 kg), Katsuaki Tashiro, a Japanese modern pentathlete and Katsuaki Watanabe, a senior advisor at Toyota Motor Corporation.

Katsurao
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 桂男, 桂夫, 桂雄, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KAH-TSUU-ṘAH-O
From Japanese 桂 (katsura) meaning "the katsura, the Japanese Judas tree" combined with 男 (o) meaning "male". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kazuo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 一男, 和夫, 一夫, 和男, 一雄, etc.(Japanese Kanji) かずお(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KA-ZOO-O
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (o) meaning "male, man" or (o) meaning "husband, man". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Keiichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
From Japanese 啓(kei) "revelation" or 恵(kei) "bless" or 敬(kei) "respect" or 圭(kei) "noble" or 慶(kei) "happiness" combined with 一 (ichi) "one".
Keiya
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 佳哉, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KE:-YAH
From Japanese 佳 (kei) meaning "beautiful, good, excellent" combined with 哉 (ya), an exclamation. This name can be formed with other kanji combinations as well.
Kenchiku
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: けんちく(Japanese Hiragana) 建築, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-CHEE-KUU
From Japanese 建築 (kenchiku) meaning "to build; to construct".
Kenhiko
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健彦, 乾彦, 顕彦, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-HEE-KO
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" combined with 彦 (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Kenji
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健二, 研二, 賢二, 謙二, etc.(Japanese Kanji) けんじ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KEHN-JEE
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or (ken) meaning "study, sharpen" combined with (ji) meaning "two". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
Kenjurou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健寿郎, 謙寿郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-JUU-ṘO:
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "healthy, strong", 寿 (ju) meaning "long life" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible as well.
Kennosuke
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健之介, 健之祐, 兼之介, 兼之輔, 堅之介, 堅之佑, 建之甫, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-NO-SKE
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "healthy, strong", 之 (no), a possessive marker, combined with 介 (suke) meaning "forerunner, herald". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Kenrou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健朗, 健郎, 兼朗, 乾朗, 堅朗, 憲朗, 研郎, 謙郎, 顕郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-ṘO:
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" combined with 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kensaku
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健策, 健作, 兼作, 堅策, 建策, 権作, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-SAH-KUU
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" combined with 策 (saku) meaning "plan; policy". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Kensaku Segoe, professional Go player.

Kensei
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健成, 健政, 健正, 兼成, 剣正, 堅正, 研生, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-SE:
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" combined with 成 (sei) meaning "to become". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Kensei Mizote, a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature) and Kensei Hasegawa, a Japanese politician of the People's New Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature).

Kenshirou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健四郎, 健史朗, 健史郎, 健志朗, 健志郎, 堅四郎, 堅士郎, 拳史朗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-SHEE-ṘO:
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "strong, robust, healthy", 四 (shi) meaning "four" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kenta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健太, etc.(Japanese Kanji) けんた(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KEHN-TA
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" and (ta) meaning "thick, big, great", as well as other kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
Kento
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 健人(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEN-TO
From Japanese 健 (ken) "healthy, strong" and 人 (to) "person".
Kikuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 菊人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEE-KUU-TO
From Japanese 菊 (kiku) meaning "chrysanthemum" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kimiyasu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 公康, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: kee-mee-yah-soo  
From Japanese 公 (kimi) meaning "lord" combined with 康 (yasu) meaning "peace". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Kimiyasu Kudoh, he is a Japanese left-handed former pitcher for the Pacific League's Saitama Seibu Lions of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB). During his career, he recorded 224 career wins. Among other records, he was the oldest pitcher in NPB history to strike out 10 batters in a game, doing so at the age of 41 years and 11 months.

Kippei
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 吉平, 桔平, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: keep̚-pe:
From Japanese 吉 (ki) meaning "good luck" combined with 平 (pei) meaning "level; even; flat". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kirato
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 光翔, 輝仁, 葵瞳, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEE-ṘAH-TO
From Japanese 光 (kira) meaning "light", 輝 (kira) meaning "brightness; lustre; brilliance; radiance; splendour" or 葵 (kira) meaning "hollyhock" combined with 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 仁 (to) meaning "benevolence" or 瞳 (to) meaning "pupil". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: きと(Japanese Hiragana) 季都, 樹斗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEE-TO
From Japanese 樹 (ki) meaning "tree; plant" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Kiyoto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 喜代人, 潔人, 潔斗, 潔都, 浄人, 清音, 清仁, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEE-YO-TO
From Japanese 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 代 (yo) meaning "generation" combined with 人 (to) "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Kiyoto Harada, a Japanese actor.

Kotetsu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 小鉄, 小徹, 小哲, 虎鉄, 虎徹, 虎哲(Japanese Kanji) こてつ(Japanese Hiragana) コテツ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: KO-TEH-TSOO
This name combines 小 (shou, chii.sai, ko-, o-, sa-) meaning "little, small" or 虎 (ko, tora) meaning "tiger" with 鉄 (tetsu, kurogane) meaning "iron," 徹 (tetsu) meaning "penetrate, clear, pierce" or 哲 (tetsu, satoi, aki.raka) meaning "philosophy, sagacity."
Koubei
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 幸兵衛, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KO:-BE:
From Japanese 幸 (ko) meaning "happiness", 兵 (u) meaning "soldier" combined with 衛 (bei) meaning "defense, protection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Koutarou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 光太郎, 幸太郎, 孝太郎, 耕太郎, 興太郎, 浩太郎, 康太郎, 廣太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KO:-TAH-ṘO:
From Japanese 光 (kou) meaning "light", 幸 (kou) meaning "happiness", 孝 (kou) meaning "filial piety", 耕 (kou) meaning "plow, cultivate", 興 (kou) meaning "entertainment, pleasure, interest", 浩 (kou) meaning "prosperous", 康 (kou) meaning "peaceful" or 廣 (kou) meaning "broad, wide, extensive, vast", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kubo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Popular Culture, Japanese
Other Scripts: 久方, 公保, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: kuu-bo(Popular Culture) KUU-BO(Japanese)
From Japanese 久 (ku) meaning "long time" or 公 (ku) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental" combined with 方 (bo) meaning "direction, person, alternative" or 保 (bo) meaning "protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support". Other kanji combinations are possible.

This is the name of the young Japanese boy in 'Kubo and the Two Strings'.

Kuuga
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 空河, 空我, 空雅, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KUU-GAH
From Japanese 空 (kuu) meaning "empty, sky" combined with 河 (ga) meaning "river". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kyouhei
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 杏坪, 杏平, 馨平, 叶平, 亨平, 享平, 京平, 協平, 匡平, 叫平, 喬兵, 強兵, 恭兵, 恭柄, 教平, 郷兵, 鏡平, 響兵, 暁平, 慶平, 香兵, 香平, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KYO:-HE:
From Japanese 杏 (kyou) meaning "apricot", 馨 (kyou) meaning "fragrant, balmy, favourable", 叶 (kyou) meaning "grant, answer", 亨 (kyou) meaning "pass through, go smoothly", 享 (kyou) meaning "enjoy, receive, undergo, answer (phone), take, get, catch", 京 (kyou) meaning "capital", 協 (kyou) meaning "cooperation", 匡 (kyou) meaning "correct, save, assist", 叫 (kyou) meaning "shout, exclaim, yell", 喬 (kyou) meaning "high, boasting", 強 (kyou) meaning "strong", 恭 (kyou) meaning "respect, reverent", 教 (kyou) meaning "teach, faith, doctrine", 郷 (kyou) meaning "home town, village, native place, district", 鏡 (kyou) meaning "mirror, speculum, barrel-head, round rice-cake offering", 響 (kyou) meaning "echo, sound, resound, ring, vibrate", 暁 (kyou) meaning "daybreak, dawn, in the event", 慶 (kyou) meaning "jubilation, congratulate, rejoice, be happy" or 香 (kyou) meaning "fragrance" combined with 坪 (hei) meaning "thirty-six sq ft", 平 (hei) meaning "even, flat, peace", 兵 (hei) meaning "soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics" or 柄 (hei) meaning "design, pattern, build, nature, character, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Kyohei Nakamura, a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays pitcher for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp.

Kyouki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 響希, 狂喜, 京希, 享起, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KYO:-KEE
From Japanese 響 (kyou) meaning "sound, echo" combined with 希 (ki) meaning "hope, rare". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Leif
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Pronounced: LAYF
From the Old Norse name Leifr meaning "descendant, heir". Leif Eriksson was a Norse explorer who reached North America in the early 11th century. He was the son of Erik the Red.
Leifr
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Ancient Scandinavian [1]
Old Norse form of Leif.
Leifur
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Icelandic
Icelandic form of Leif.
Leiv
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Leif.
Mahito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 真人, 真仁, 磨人, 眞人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MA-KHEE-TO
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "real, genuine", 磨 (ma) meaning "polish, grind, improve", or 眞 (ma) meaning "truth, reality" combined with 人 (hito) meaning "person" or 仁 (hito) meaning "compassionate". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Manato
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: まなと(Japanese Hiragana) 愛大, 愛鳥, 愛斗, 愛都, 慎斗, 真叶, 真人, 真聖, 真斗, 真透, 真那人, 真那斗, 真南人, 真名人, 真翔, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-NAH-TO
From Japanese 愛 (mana) meaning "love, affection", 慎 (mana) meaning "humility, be careful, discreet, prudent", 真 (mana, ma) meaning "true, reality", 那 (na) meaning "what", 南 (na) meaning "south" or 名 (na) meaning "name" combined with 大 (to) meaning "big, great", 鳥 (to) meaning "bird, chicken", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 叶 (to) meaning "grant, answer", 聖 (to) meaning "holy, saint, sage, master, priest", 透 (to) meaning "transparent, permeate, filter, penetrate" or 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mạnh
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: MIENG, MEHN, MAN
From Sino-Vietnamese 孟 (mạnh) meaning "strong, powerful".
Masaaki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: マサアキ(Japanese Katakana) 雅旭, 雅右, 雅映, 雅且, 雅暁, 雅顕, 雅晃, 雅秋, 雅彰, 雅昭, 雅晶, 雅章, 雅紹, 雅督, 雅明, 雅亮, 雅朗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-SAH-KEE
From Japanese 雅 (masa) meaning "elegant" combined with 旭 (aki) meaning "rising sun", 右 (aki) meaning "right", 映 (aki) meaning "a reflection; to reflect", 且 (aki) meaning "almost; nearly", 暁 (aki) meaning "dawn, daybreak", 顕 (aki) meaning "manifest, display", 晃 (aki) meaning "clear", 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn", 彰 (aki) meaning "obvious, clear", 昭 (aki) meaning "shining", 晶 (aki) meaning "clear", 章 (aki) meaning "chapter; section", 紹 (aki) meaning "introduce", 督 (aki) meaning "command, lead", 明 (aki) meaning "clear, bright", 亮 (aki) meaning "clear, help" or 朗 (aki) meaning "bright, clear". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Masaaki Endoh, a Japanese singer/songwriter, Masaaki Hiyama, a Japanese jazz drummer, Masaaki Shirakawa, a Japanese economist, central banker and the 30th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), and professor of Aoyama Gakuin University and Masaaki Toma, a professional Japanese football referee.

Masaya
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 允哉, 允也, 栄也, 雅哉, 雅也, 雅矢, 宜也, 匡哉, 匡弥, 公也, 順也, 将允, 将也, 将矢, 昌哉, 昌寧, 昌八, 昌弥, 真佐哉, 真佐也, 真也, 真矢, 仁也, 征也, 征弥, 政允, 政伸, 政也, 正允, 正伸, 正也, 正矢, 聖也, 聖矢, 壮哉, 大也, 方哉, 方也, 麿瑳也, 万三哉, 理哉, 諒也, 和也, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-SAH-YAH
From Japanese 允 (masa) meaning "license, sincerity, permit", 栄 (masa) meaning "flourish, prosperity, honor, glory, splendor", 雅 (masa) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined", 宜 (masa) meaning "best regards, good", 匡 (masa) meaning "correct, save, assist", 公 (masa) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental", 順 (masa) meaning "obey, order, turn, right, docility, occasion", 将 (masa) meaning "leader, commander, general, admiral, or, and again, soon, from now on, just about", 昌 (masa) meaning "prosperous, bright, clear", 真 (masa, ma) meaning "true, reality", 仁 (masa) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 征 (masa) meaning "subjugate, attack the rebellious, collect taxes", 政 (masa) meaning "politics, government", 正 (masa) meaning "correct, justice, righteous", 聖 (masa) meaning "holy, saint, sage, master, priest", 壮 (masa) meaning "robust, manhood, prosperity", 大 (masa) meaning "big, great", 方 (masa) meaning "direction, person, alternative", 麿 (ma) meaning "I, you", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 理 (masa) meaning "reason, logic", 諒 (masa) meaning "fact, reality, understand, appreciate" or 和 (masa) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 瑳 (sa) meaning "polish, brilliant white luster of a gem, artful smile" or 三 (sa) meaning "three" combined with 哉 (ya), an exclamation, 也 (ya) meaning "also", 矢 (ya) meaning "dart, arrow", 弥 (ya) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 寧 (ya) meaning "rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility", 八 (ya) meaning "eight", 允 (ya) meaning "license, sincerity, permit" or 伸 (ya) meaning "expand, stretch, extend, lengthen, increase". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Masaya Kikawada, a Japanese actor, Masaya Kato​, a Japanese actor and seiyū from Nara in the Kansai region, Masaya Matsuura, video game designer and musician based in Tokyo, Japan, Masaya Matsukaze, a Japanese actor, voice actor, and radio personality, Masaya Nishitani​, a former Japanese football player who has recently played for Consadole Sapporo and Masaya Nakamura, the founder of Namco, the third largest video game developing entity in Japan.

Masuta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 真寿太, 益太, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAHS-TAH, MAH-SUU-TAH
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 寿 (su) meaning "long life" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer of this name is Masuta Budo, from "Yandere Simulator". Masuta got his name from the Japanese pronunciation of the word master.

Masutarou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 萬壽太郎, 万壽太朗, 万寿太郎, 鱒太郎, 増太郎, 升太郎, 益太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAH-SUU-TAH-ṘO:
From Japanese 萬 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 壽 (su) meaning "long life", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Masuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 増人, 益人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MAHS-TO, MAH-SUU-TO
From Japanese 増 (masu) meaning "increase" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mikito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 美貴人, 巳喜人, 幹人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-KEE-TO
From Japanese 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 貴 (ki) meaning "valuable" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Miyaichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 宮一, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: MEE-YAH-EE-CHEE
From Japanese 宮 (miya) meaning "a shrine; a palace" combined with 一 (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nagito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 凪人, 凪冬, 凪叶, 凪斗, 凪杜, 凪翔, 凪音, 凪十, 和仁, 和士, 和人, 渚音, 成銀翔, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NAH-GEE-TO
From Japanese 凪 (nagi) meaning "calm", 和 (nagi) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 渚 (nagi) meaning "strand, beach, shore" or 成 (na) meaning "turn into, become, get, grow, elapse, reach", 銀 (gi) meaning "silver" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 冬 (to) meaning "winter", 叶 (to) meaning "grant, answer", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 杜 (to) meaning "woods, grove", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 音 (to) meaning "sound", 十 (to) meaning "ten", 仁 (to) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel" or 士 (to) meaning "samurai". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Naito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 乃斗, 夏愛, 夜斗, 夜, 夜智, 夜月, 夢翔, 奈生人, 星斗, 那依十, 騎士, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NAH-EE-TO
From Japanese 乃 (nai), a possessive particle, 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 夜 (nai, naito) meaning "night", 夢 (nai) meaning "dream", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 星 (na) meaning "star", 那 (na), an interjection or 騎 (nai) meaning "equestrian, riding on horses", 生 (i) meaning "life, genuine, birth" or 依 (i) meaning "reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 愛 (ito) meaning "love, affection", 智 (to) meaning "wisdom, intellect, reason", 月 (to) meaning "moon", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 十 (to) meaning "ten" or 士 (to) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word night.

Naotake
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 直剛, 尚威, 尚丈, 尚猛, 直丈, 直赳, 直竹, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NAH-O-TAH-KE
From Japanese 直 (nao) meaning "straight" combined with 剛 (take) meaning "sturdy". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Naotake Hanyu, a Japanese football (soccer) player. He currently plays for JEF United Chiba. He is a midfielder known for his tireless workload.

Naoto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 直人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NAH-O-TO
From Japanese 直 (nao) meaning "straight" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations can also make up this name.

Famous bearers are Naoto Watanabe, Japanese baseball player, Naoto Ohshima, Japanese artist and former Sega employee who is best known for his original character designs of Sonic the Hedgehog and Dr. Eggman and Naoto Fūga, the Japanese man who voices as the vocaloid KAITO.

Nobutaka
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 信貴, 信喬, 信教, 信尭, 信敬, 信賢, 信公, 信孝, 信考, 信高, 信尚, 信尊, 信登, 信宝, 信隆, 延孝, 延高, 延鷹, 延卓, 延隆, 修敬, 修孝, 宣貴, 宣敬, 宣孝, 宣隆, 暢貴, 暢尭, 暢孝, 暢高, 暢崇, 暢隆, 伸宇, 伸貴, 伸敬, 伸孝, 伸高, 伸崇, 伸能, 伸隆, 昶孝, 順孝, 所孝, 常固, 伸多佳, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NO-BOO-TAH-KAH
From Japanese 信 (nobu) meaning "faith, truth, fidelity, trust", 延 (nobu) meaning "prolong, stretching", 修 (nobu) meaning "discipline, study", 宣 (nobu) meaning "proclaim, say, announce", 暢 (nobu) meaning "stretch", 伸 (nobu) meaning "expand, stretch, extend, lengthen, increase", 昶 (nobu) meaning "long day, clear", 順 (nobu) meaning "order, turn, obedient, docile, submissive, meek", 所 (nobu) meaning "place", 常 (nobu) meaning "usual, ordinary, normal, common, regular, continually, always, long-lasting", 多 (ta) meaning "many, frequent, much" combined with 貴 (taka) meaning "precious, value, prize, esteem, honor", 喬 (taka) meaning "high, boasting", 教 (taka) meaning "teach, faith, doctrine", 尭 (taka) meaning "high, far", 敬 (taka) meaning "respect", 賢 (taka) meaning "intelligent, wise, wisdom, cleverness", 公 (taka) meaning "public, open, formal, official, governmental", 孝 (taka) meaning "filial piety", 考 (taka) meaning "consider, think over", 高 (taka) meaning "tall, high", 尚 (taka) meaning "furthermore, still, yet, more, still more, in addition, greater, further", 尊 (taka) meaning "precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred", 登 (taka) meaning "ascend, climb up", 宝 (taka) meaning "treasure", 隆 (taka) meaning ""noble, prosperous", 鷹 (taka) meaning "hawk", 卓 (taka) meaning "table, desk, high", 崇 (taka) meaning "adore, respect, revere, worship", 宇 (taka) meaning "eaves, roof, house, heaven", 能 (taka) meaning "ability, talent, skill, capacity", 固 (taka) meaning "harden, set, clot, curdle" or 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearer of this name is professional Japanese baseball player Nobutaka Imamura.

Norichika
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 紀親, 教親, 訓周, 憲史, 憲族, 宣親, 智睦, 乃親, 悳鄰, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NO-ṘEE-CHEE-KAH
From Japanese 紀 (nori) meaning "century" combined with 親 (chika) "elder". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Norichika "Nori" Aoki, a Japanese professional baseball outfielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Norito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 紀人, 紀登, 規人, 軌人, 宜人, 巨人, 教人, 慶人, 憲人, 功人, 式人, 祝詞, 宣人, 則人, 則登, 智士, 智人, 哲人, 典人, 登人, 徳人, 徳登, 範人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: NO-ṘEE-TO
From Japanese 紀 (nori) meaning "chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period", 規 (nori) meaning "standard, measure", 軌 (nori) meaning "rut, wheel, track, model, way of doing", 宜 (nori) meaning "best regards, good", 巨 (nori) meaning "gigantic, big, large, great", 教 (nori) meaning "teach, faith, doctrine", 慶 (nori) meaning "jubilation, congratulate, rejoice, be happy", 憲 (nori) meaning "constitution, law", 功 (nori) meaning "achievement, merits, success, honor, credit", 式 (nori) meaning "style, ceremony, rite, function, method, system, form, expression", 祝 (nori) meaning "celebrate, congratulate", 宣 (nori) meaning "proclaim, say, announce", 則 (nori) meaning "rule, follow, based on, model after", 智 (nori) meaning "wisdom, intellect, reason", 哲 (nori) meaning "philosophy, clear", 典 (nori) meaning "code, ceremony, law, rule", 登 (nori) meaning "ascend, climb up", 徳 (nori) meaning "benevolence, virtue, goodness, commanding respect" or 範 (nori) meaning "pattern, example, model" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up" or 士 (to) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Norleif
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse elements norðr "north" and leifr "heir, descendant".
Ola 1
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norwegian, Swedish
Pronounced: OO-la
Norwegian and Swedish short form of Olaf.
Olaf
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Polish
Pronounced: O-laf(German) O-lahf(Dutch) AW-laf(Polish)
From the Old Norse name Áleifr meaning "ancestor's descendant", derived from the elements anu "ancestor" and leifr "descendant". This was the name of five kings of Norway, including Saint Olaf (Olaf II).
Ólafur
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Icelandic
Icelandic form of Olaf.
Olav
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Olaf.
Olavi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Finnish, Estonian
Pronounced: O-lah-vee(Finnish)
Finnish and Estonian form of Olaf.
Olavo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Portuguese
Portuguese form of Olaf.
Ole
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish, Norwegian
Pronounced: O-lə(Danish) OO-lə(Norwegian)
Danish and Norwegian form of Olaf.
Olev
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Estonian
Estonian form of Olaf.
Olle
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Swedish
Pronounced: UW-leh
Swedish diminutive of Olaf or Oliver.
Olof
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Swedish
Pronounced: OO-lawf
Swedish form of Olaf.
Oluf
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Danish
Danish variant of Olaf.
Osamu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) おさむ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: O-SA-MOO
From Japanese (osamu) meaning "discipline, study", as well as other kanji that have the same pronunciation.
Osata
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 長太, 長三多, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: O-SAH-TAH
From Japanese 長 (osa) meaning "chief, head, leader" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Otohiko
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 音彦, 乙比古, 乙彦, 弟彦, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: O-TO-HEE-KO
From Japanese 音 (oto) meaning "sound" combined with 彦 (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Otohiko Kaga, a Japanese author.

Rakuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 楽人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘAH-KUU-TO
From Japanese 楽 (raku) meaning "comfort, music" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Rakuto Tochihara, a Japanese actor and child actor from Tokyo, a graduate of Horikoshi High School.

Ranmaru
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese (Rare)
Other Scripts: 蘭丸, 藍丸, 嵐丸, 欄丸, etc.(Japanese Kanji) らんまる(Japanese Hiragana) ランマル(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: RAM-MA-ROO
From Ran combined with the suffix 丸 (maru) meaning "circle, round," used before the Meiji Period (1868-1912) as a suffix denoting affection (along with -maro (麿/麻呂)) and was given to boys of upper class until they came of age, usually at ages 13 to 17.

One bearer of this name was Sengoku period military commander Mori Ranmaru (森 蘭丸), also known as Mori Naritoshi (森 成利) (1565–1582). From an early age, he was an attendant to powerful daimyō Oda Nobunaga (織田 信長) (1534–1582) and Ranmaru was well-known for his devotion, loyalty, and bravery, culminating in his seppuku upon Nobunaga's death.

This name is rarely used.

Ranto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese (Modern)
Other Scripts: 嵐人, 嵐斗, 嵐星, 嵐翔, 嵐都, 嵐音, 蘭斗, 蘭都, 蘭飛, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘAHN-TO
From Japanese 嵐 (ran) meaning "storm, tempest" or 蘭 (ran) meaning "orchid" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 星 (to) meaning "star", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 音 (to) meaning "sound" or 飛 (to) meaning "fly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Reitarou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 黎太郎, 礼太郎, 令太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘE:-TAH-ṘO:
From Japanese 黎 (rei) meaning "black, bluish black", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Reito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: れいと(Japanese Hiragana) 伶人, 伶斗, 嶺翔, 怜人, 怜斗, 怜月, 怜登, 怜都, 澪人, 澪斗, 澪音, 玲人, 玲仁, 玲斗, 玲登, 玲翔, 玲音, 玲飛, 礼人, 礼斗, 礼渡, 礼登, 礼翔, 礼都, 礼都, 禮土, 羚斗, 羚燈, 鈴斗, 零斗, 麗人, 麗斗, 麗渡, 麗登, 麗都, 麗都, 黎人, 黎士, 黎翔, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘE:-TO
From Japanese 伶 (rei) meaning "actor", 嶺 (rei) meaning "peak, summit", 怜 (rei) meaning "wise", 澪 (rei) meaning "water route, shipping channel", 玲 (rei) meaning "sound of jewels", 礼 (rei) meaning "salute, bow, ceremony, thanks, remuneration", 禮 (rei) meaning "social custom, manners, courtesy, rites", 羚 (rei) meaning "antelope", 鈴 (rei) meaning "bell", 零 (rei) meaning "zero", 麗 (rei) meaning "lovely, beautiful, graceful, resplendent" or 黎 (rei) meaning "dark, black, many" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 月 (to) meaning "moon", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 音 (to) meaning "sound", 仁 (to) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 飛 (to) meaning "fly", 渡 (to) meaning "transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate", 土 (to) meaning "soil, earth, ground", 燈 (to) meaning "lamp, light" or 士 (to) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Reito Nikaidou, born as Katsumi Ohnishi, is a Japanese novelist.

Reku
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 令空, 嶺来, 嶺玖, 怜句, 玲空, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘE-KUU
From Japanese 令 (re) meaning "orders, ancient laws, command, decree", 嶺 (re) meaning "peak, summit" or 怜 (re) meaning "wise" combined with 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine" or 句 (ku) meaning "phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rekuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 令玖斗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘE-KUU-TO
From Japanese 令 (re) meaning "order, command", 玖 (ku) meaning "nine" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rento
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 伶広, 蓮人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘEN-TO
From Japanese 蓮 (ren) meaning "lotus" or 伶 (ren) meaning "lonely, solitary" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person" or 広 (to) meaning "vast, wide". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Rikuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 陸斗, 陸人, etc.(Japanese Kanji) りくと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: REE-KOO-TO
From Japanese (riku) meaning "land" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "person", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciations.
Rinta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 倫太, 林太, 麟太, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘEEN-TAH
From Japanese 倫 (rin) meaning "ethics", 林 (rin) meaning "woods" or 麟 (rin) meaning "Female Chinese Unicorn" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Ruito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese (Modern)
Other Scripts: 塁斗, 塁人, 塁翔, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘUU-EE-TO
From Japanese 塁 (rui) meaning "baseball" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 人 (to) meaning "person" or 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Ruuku
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 滝侑久, 琉宇九, 琉羽来, 瑠久, 瑠孔, 瑠空, 留羽空, 留雨空, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘUU:-KU
From Japanese 滝 (ru) meaning "waterfall, rapids, cascade", 琉 (ru) meaning "precious stone, gem, lapis lazuli" or 瑠 (ruu, ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 侑 (u) meaning "help, assist, repay kindness", 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, roof, house, heaven", 羽 (u) meaning "feathers" or 雨 (u) meaning "rain" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 九 (ku) meaning "nine", 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become" or 空 (ku) meaning "sky". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ryo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 涼, 遼, 諒, etc.(Japanese Kanji) りょう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: RYO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or (see Ryō).
Ryōma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 涼真, 諒真, 亮真, 良真, 稜真, 遼馬, 凌磨, 凌雅, 龍馬, 竜馬, etc.(Japanese Kanji) りょうま(Japanese Hiragana) リョウマ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: RYO-MA
From Ryō (also 龍/竜 meaning "dragon") combined with a ma kanji, such as 真 meaning "truth," 馬 meaning "horse," 磨 meaning "polish, shine" 雅 meaning "elegance, grace."

One bearer of this name was Ryōma Sakamoto (坂本 龍馬) (1836-1867), a prominent Bakumatsu period (around 1853-1867) figure in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate.

Ryou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 涼, 遼, 諒, etc.(Japanese Kanji) りょう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: RYO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or (see Ryō).
Ryouto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 亮人, 亮斗, 僚斗, 凌兎, 凌斗, 涼斗, 涼渡, 涼菟, 涼莵, 稜斗, 良人, 諒斗, 遼人, 遼斗, 遼登, 崚斗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘYO:-TO
From Japanese 亮 (ryou) meaning "clear, help", 僚 (ryou) meaning "colleague, official, companion", 涼 (ryou) meaning "refreshing, nice, cool", 稜 (ryou) meaning "angle, edge, corner, power, majesty", 良 (ryou) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled", 諒 (ryou) meaning "fact, reality, understand, appreciate", 遼 (ryou) meaning "distant" or 崚 (ryou) meaning "mountains towering in a row" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 兎 (to) meaning "rabbit, hare", 渡 (to) meaning "transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate", 菟 (to) meaning "dodder (plant)" or 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ryūto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 流斗, 琉斗, 隆斗, 竜斗, 龍斗, 竜翔, 龍翔, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘYUU:-TO
From Japanese 流 (ryuu) meaning "style", 琉 (ryuu) meaning "lapis lazuli", 隆 (ryuu) meaning "noble, prosperous" or 竜, 龍 (ryuu) meaning "dragon" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ryuuki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 竜喜, 龍喜, 竜希, 龍希, 竜輝, 龍輝, 竜騎, 龍騎, 竜紀, 龍紀, 竜生, 龍生, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘYUU:-KEE
From Japanese 竜, 龍 (ryuu) meaning "dragon" combined with 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 希 (ki) meaning "hope, rare", 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness", 騎 (ki) meaning "ride horseback", 紀 (ki) meaning "century" or 生 (ki) meaning "raw". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ryuuma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 竜真, 龍真, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘYUU:-MAH
From Japanese 竜, 龍 (ryuu) meaning "dragon" combined with 真 (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.

Famous bearer of this name is Ryuma Kidokoro, a Japanese professional baseball outfielder for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.

Ryuuya
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 柳哉, 隆伸, 竜也, 龍哉, 龍也, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘYUU:-YAH
From Japanese 柳 (ryuu) meaning "willow (tree) combined with 哉 (ya) meaning "how, what". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Ryuya Ogawa, a Japanese professional baseball pitcher who plays for the Chunichi Dragons in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.
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From Japanese 竜, 龍 (ryuu) meaning "dragon" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Saburou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 三郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji) さぶろう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SA-BOO-RO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 三郎 (see Saburō).
Saito
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 宰人, 宰斗, 宰渡, 宰登, 宰都, 嵯糸, 彩人, 彩斗, 彩仁, 彩翔, 彩都, 才人, 才図, 才和, 才斗, 才渡, 才登, 才都, 沙愛, 祭都, 最斗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-EE-TO
From Japanese 宰 (sai) meaning "superintend, manager, rule", 嵯 (sa) meaning "steep, craggy, rugged", 彩 (sai) meaning "colour", 才 (sai) meaning "genius, years old, cubic shaku", 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 祭 (sa) meaning "ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship" or 最 (sai) meaning "utmost, most, extreme" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 渡 (to) meaning "transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up", 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 糸 (ito) meaning "thread", 仁 (to) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly", 図 (to) meaning "map, drawing, plan, extraordinary, audacious" or 和 (to) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakurao
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 桜生, 桜男, 桜夫, 桜雄, 佐久良雄, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-KUU-ṘAH-O
From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" or 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 良 (ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled" combined with 生 (o) meaning "life, genuine, birth", 男 (o) meaning "male", 夫 (o) meaning "husband, man" or 雄 (o) meaning "masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakutarou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 咲多朗, 咲多郎, 咲太朗, 咲太郎, 作多朗, 作多郎, 作太朗, 作太郎, 朔太郎, 柵太郎, 策太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-KUU-TAH-ṘO:
From Japanese 咲 (saku) meaning "blossom", 作 (saku) meaning "make, production, prepare, build", 朔 (saku) meaning "conjunction (astronomy), first day of month, north", 柵 (saku) meaning "stockade, fence, weir, entwine around" or 策 (saku) meaning "scheme, plan, policy, step, means", 多 (ta) meaning "many, much" or 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers were Sakutarō Hagiwara, a Japanese writer of free-style verse, active in the Taishō and early Shōwa periods of Japan and Sakutaro Tachi, a Japanese expert on international law.

Samirou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 沙弥朗, 沙弥郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-MEE-ṘO:
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 弥 (mi) meaning "universally" combined with 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Japanese craftsman Samirou Yunoki.

Satoru
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: さとる(Japanese Hiragana) サトル(Japanese Katakana) 悟, 聡, 智, 知, 了, 哲, 聖, 暁, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SAH-TO-ṘUU
From Japanese 悟 (satoru) meaning "enlightenment", 聡 (satoru) meaning "smart", 智 (satoru) meaning "wisdom", 知 (satoru) meaning "knowledge", 了 (satoru) meaning "understanding", 哲 (satoru) meaning "philosophy", 聖 (satoru) meaning "virtuous" or 暁 (satoru) meaning "daybreak". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well. This is also a Japanese verb meaning "to know" or "to understand", Satoru is also the root of the Zen Buddhist word Satori (悟り) meaning "enlightenment".

Famous bearers is Satoru Okada, Japanese general manager of Nintendo Research & Engineering and Satoru Nakajima, Japanese former racing driver.

Sefat
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Persian
Other Scripts: صفت(Persian)
This is the birth name of Persian Japanese baseball player Yu Darvish.
Seung-jun
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 承俊, 勝準, 升准(Korean Hanja) 승준(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced: SUWNG-JOON
From Sino-Korean 承 (seung) meaning "inherit, receive" combined with 俊 (jun) meaning "excellence, genius". Other hanja combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Seung-jun Kim, a South Korean voice actor.

Shigeo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: しげを(Japanese Hiragana) シゲオ(Japanese Katakana) 維夫, 卯雄, 栄夫, 栄男, 薫生, 薫男, 薫夫, 恵生, 恵夫, 志気雄, 志計夫, 滋生, 滋男, 滋雄, 滋朗, 滋郎, 樹生, 修行, 重央, 重緒, 重男, 重穂, 重朗, 潤生, 殖夫, 成意, 成緒, 成男, 成夫, 成雄, 成郎, 誠男, 荘夫, 蒼生, 鎮雄, 繁央, 繁男, 繁夫, 繁郎, 方雄, 茂生, 茂男, 茂夫, 茂雄, 林男, 咸男, 晟郎, 稠夫, 葆雄, 諄郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SHEE-GE-O
From Japanese 維 (shige) meaning "fiber, tie, rope", 卯 (shige) meaning "sign of the hare or rabbit", 栄 (shige) meaning "flourish, prosperity, honor, glory, splendor", 薫 (shige) meaning "send forth fragrance, fragrant, be scented", 恵 (shige) meaning "favor, blessing, grace, kindness", 志 (shi) meaning "intention, plan, resolve, aspire, motive, hopes, shilling", 滋 (shige) meaning "nourishing, more & more, be luxuriant, planting, turbidity", 樹 (shige) meaning "timber, trees, wood, establish, set up", 修 (shige) meaning "discipline, conduct oneself well, study, master", 重 (shige) meaning "heavy, important, esteem, respect, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes", 潤 (shige) meaning "wet, be watered, profit by, receive benefits, favor, charm, steep", 殖 (shige) meaning "augment, increase, multiply, raise", 成 (shige) meaning "turn into, become, get, grow, elapse, reach", 誠 (shige) meaning "sincerity, admonish, warn, prohibit, truth, fidelity", 荘 (shige) meaning "villa, inn, cottage, feudal manor, solemn, dignified", 蒼 (shige) meaning "blue", 鎮 (shige) meaning "tranquilize, ancient peace-preservation centers", 繁 (shige) meaning "luxuriant, thick, overgrown, frequency, complexity, trouble", 方 (shige) meaning "direction, person, alternative", 茂 (shige) meaning "overgrown, grow thick, be luxuriant", 林 (shige) meaning "grove, forest", 咸 (shige) meaning "all, same", 晟 (shige) meaning "clear", 稠 (shige) meaning "density", 葆 (shige) meaning "dense growth, keep, adhere to, conceal" or 諄 (shige) meaning "tedious", 気 (ge) meaning "spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood" or 計 (ge) meaning "plot, plan, scheme, measure" combined with 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 雄 (o) meaning "masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence", 男 (o) meaning "male", 生 (o) meaning "life, genuine, birth", 朗 (o) meaning "bright, clear", 郎 (o) meaning "son", 行 (o) meaning "going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank", 央 (o) meaning "centre, middle", 緒 (o) meaning "thread", 穂 (o) meaning "ear, ear (grain), head, crest (wave)" or 意 (o) meaning "idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Shigeo Maruyama, the founder of Epic/Sony Records, former chairman of Sony Computer Entertainment and former CEO of Sony Music Entertainment, Shigeo Nagashima, a Japanese former professional baseball player and manager, Shigeo Yanagida, a Japanese professional baseball infielder for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball and Shigeo Okumura, a Japanese professional wrestler who works for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and is billed as Okumura.

Shougo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 勝吾, 正吾, 宰護, 勝虞, 匠悟, 奨伍, 将吾, 将梧, 小吾, 尚伍, 庄午, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SHO:-GO
From Japanese 勝 (shou) meaning "wins, victories" combined with 吾 (go) meaning "I, me". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Shogo Akada, a former professional Nippon Professional Baseball player and Shogo Yamamoto, a Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher.

Shouta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 翔太, etc.(Japanese Kanji) しょうた(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SHO-TA
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 翔太 (see Shōta).
Shouto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 奨斗, 昇人, 昭人, 渉人, 省人, 祥人, 笙人, 翔人, 翔斗, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SHO:-TO
From Japanese 奨 (shou) meaning "exhort, urge, encourage", 昇 (shou) meaning "rise up", 昭 (shou) meaning "shining, bright", 渉 (shou) meaning "ford, go cross, transit, ferry, import, involve", 省 (shou) meaning "focus, government ministry, conserve", 祥 (shou) meaning "auspicious, happiness, blessedness, good omen, good fortune", 笙 (shou) meaning "a reed instrument" or 翔 (shou) meaning "soar, fly" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Shouya
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 祥也, 召夜, 将也, 将弥, 彰也, 彰弥, 昭哉, 昭弥, 正也, 璋也, 翔哉, 翔也, 翔矢, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SHO:-YAH
From Japanese 祥 (shou) meaning "auspicious, happiness, blessedness, good omen, good fortune", 召 (shou) meaning "seduce, call, send for, wear, put on, ride in, buy, eat, drink, catch (cold)", 将 (shou) meaning "leader, commander, general, admiral, or, and again, soon, from now on, just about", 彰 (shou) meaning "patent, clear", 昭 (shou) meaning "shining, bright", 正 (shou) meaning "correct, justice, righteous", 璋 (shou) meaning "ceremonial jeweled implement" or 翔 (shou) meaning "soar, fly" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also", 夜 (ya) meaning "night", 弥 (ya) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 哉 (ya), an exclamation or 矢 (ya) meaning "dart, arrow". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer was Shoya Tomizawa, a Japanese motorcycle racer.

Sou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 崇, 壮, 双, 創, 奏, 爽, 想, 操, 総, 綜, 聡, 草, 蒼, 装, 霜, 慥, 颯, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SO:
From Japanese 崇 (sou) meaning "adore", 壮 (sou) meaning "big, large", 双 (sou) meaning "set of two, pair, couple, double", 創 (sou) meaning "genesis", 奏 (sou) meaning "to play (music)", 爽 (sou) meaning "bright; clear", 想 (sou) meaning "thought, idea, concept", 操 (sou) meaning "chastity", 総 (sou) meaning "general, overall, total", 綜 (sou) meaning "arrange threads for weaving", 聡 (sou) meaning "intelligent, clever, bright", 草 (sou) meaning "herb", 蒼 (sou) meaning "blue, green", 装 (sou) meaning "dress, clothes, attire", 霜 (sou) meaning "frost", 慥 (sou) meaning "sincere, earnest" or 颯 (sou) meaning "the sound of the wind". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

A famous bearer is So Taguchi, a Japanese former outfielder.

Souma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 颯真, etc.(Japanese Kanji) そうま(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SO-MA
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 颯真 (see Sōma).
Souta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 颯太, etc.(Japanese Kanji) そうた(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SO-TA
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 颯太 (see Sōta).
Suburu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 総, 綜, 統, 覇, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SUU-BUU-ṘUU
From Japanese 総 (suburu) meaning "general, overall, total", 綜 (suburu) meaning "arrange threads for weaving", 統 (suburu) meaning "to govern; to command; to control" or 覇 (suburu) meaning "championship; victory" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
Susumu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) すすむ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: SOO-SOO-MOO
From Japanese (susumu) meaning "advance, make progress", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
Tadaaki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 惟輝, 惟昭, 惟明, 維秋, 維昭, 維哲, 維明, 雅明, 賢昭, 賢照, 公敬, 江晃, 祥彰, 祥章, 祥明, 真昭, 真明, 忠義, 忠顕, 忠晃, 忠秋, 忠彰, 忠昌, 忠昭, 忠照, 忠章, 忠誠, 忠旦, 忠哲, 忠彬, 忠明, 忠亮, 忠諒, 直昭, 直明, 董明, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-DAH-KEE
From Japanese 惟 (tada) meaning "but; however; nevertheless", 維 (tada) meaning "to tie; to fasten; to tie up", 雅 (tada) meaning "elegant", 賢 (tada) meaning "intelligence", 公 (tada) meaning "public; communal", 江 (tada) meaning "creek, bay", 祥 (tada) meaning "happiness, good luck", 真 (tada) meaning "true, reality", 忠 (tada) meaning "loyalty", 直 (tada) meaning "straight" or 董 (tada) meaning "direct, supervise" combined with 輝 (aki) meaning "brightness; lustre; brilliance; radiance; splendour", 昭 (aki) meaning "shining", 明 (aki) meaning "tomorrow, bright", 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn", 哲 (aki) meaning "philosophy, clear", 照 (aki) meaning "illumination, shining", 敬 (aki) meaning "respect, honor, reverence", 晃 (aki) meaning "clear", 彰 (aki) meaning "obvious, clear", 章 (aki) meaning "chapter; section", 義 (aki) meaning "meaning; implication", 顕 (aki) meaning "manifest, display", 昌 (aki) meaning "good, prosper, 誠 (aki) meaning "sincerity", 旦 (aki) meaning "morning, dawn", 亮 (aki) meaning "clear, help" or 諒 (aki) meaning "excuse, forgive". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Tadaaki Otaka, a Japanese and British conductor, Tadaaki Hirakawa, a Japanese footballer who plays as a midfielder, and currently plays for J. League side Urawa Red Diamonds and Tadaaki Miyake, a Japanese folklorist born in 1939 at Okayama Prefecture.

Taichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 太一, etc.(Japanese Kanji) たいち(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: TA-EE-CHEE
From Japanese (ta) meaning "thick, big, great" and (ichi) meaning "one", in addition to other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Taiichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 耐一, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-EE-EE-CHEE
From Japanese 耐 (tai) meaning "withstand" combined with 一 (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearer of this name Japanese businessman Taiichi Ohno.

Taikai
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 大海, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-EE-KAH-EE
From Japanese 大 (tai) meaning "big, great" combined with 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" or it can also come from Japanese 大海 (taikai) meaning "sea; ocean". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Japanese football player Taikai Uemoto. He is currently playing for V-Varen Nagasaki.

Taira
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 太良, 太平洋, 泰良, 大楽, 坦, 田井等, 平, 和, 萍, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-EE-ṘAH
From Japanese 太 (tai, ta) meaning "thick, big", 泰 (tai) meaning "peaceful, calm", 大 (tai) meaning "big, great", 坦 (taira) meaning "flat, smooth", 田 (ta) meaning "rice paddy", 平 (taira) meaning "level; even; flat", 和 (taira) meaning "peace, harmony" or 萍 (taira) meaning "duckweed", 平 (i) meaning "level; even; flat" or 井 (i) meaning "well" combined with 良 (ra) meaning "good", 洋 (ra) meaning "ocean", 楽 (ra) meaning "comfort, music" or 等 (ra) meaning "rank, class, order". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

A famous bearer is Taira Imata, a Japanese actor who is represented by the talent agencies, Shōnen Shachu and Ace Agent.

Taisei
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 太成, 太星, 太清, 泰成, 泰政, 泰星, 泰晴, 泰正, 泰清, 泰生, 泰聖, 泰誠, 泰斉, 苔青, 大空, 大世, 大征, 大政, 大星, 大晴, 大生, 大聖, 大誠, 大誓, 大晟, 泰世, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-EE-SE:
Famous bearer of this name is Taisei Makihara, a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays infielder for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.
Taiyou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 太陽, 泰洋, 泰陽, 大耀, 大陽, 太洋, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-EE-YO:
From Japanese 太 (tai) meaning "big, thick", 泰 (tai) meaning "peaceful, calm" or 大 (tai) meaning "big, large" combined with 陽 (you) meaning "light, sun, male", 洋 (you) meaning "ocean" or 耀 (you) meaning "shine, sparkle, dazzle". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Taiyou (太陽, 太洋) as a word in Japanese (太陽) means "sun" and (太洋) means "ocean".

A famous bearer is Taiyō Matsumoto, a manga artist from Tokyo and Taiyo Fujita, a professional Japanese baseball player.

Takahiro
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 貴大, 孝浩, etc.(Japanese Kanji) たかひろ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: TA-KA-KHEE-RO
From Japanese (taka) meaning "valuable" or (taka) meaning "filial piety" combined with (hiro) meaning "big, great" or (hiro) meaning "prosperous". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Takao
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 孝夫, 孝士, 孝生, 孝男, 孝勇, 孝雄, 孝朗, 孝郎, 隆夫, 隆生, 隆男, 隆雄, 隆朗, 隆郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-KAH-O
From Japanese 孝 (taka) meaning "filial piety" or 隆 (taka) meaning "noble, prosperous" combined with 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 士 (o) meaning "samurai, warrior", 生 (o) meaning "live", 男 (o) meaning "male", 勇 (o) meaning "brave", 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 朗 (o) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (o) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Famous bearers of this name are Japanese baseball second baseman Takao Kuwamoto, Japanese manga artist Takao Aoki, Japanese film director Takao Okawara, Japanese politician Saitō Takao, Japanese high jumper Takao Sakamoto, Japanese professional tennis player Takao Suzuki, Japanese professional wrestler Takao Omori and Japanese baseball player and manager Takao Obana.

Takayoshi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 威美, 威良, 郁佳, 王良, 貴吉, 貴好, 貴祥, 貴仁, 貴誉志, 貴良, 享詳, 喬義, 喬吉, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-KAH-YO-SHEE
From Japanese 威 (taka) meaning "intimidate" combined with 美 (yoshi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Takayoshi Tanimoto, a Japanese vocalist known for his theme song performances in Digimon, Zatch Bell! and Dragon Ball Kai, the last of which he sang "Dragon Soul" and "Yeah! Break! Care! Break!".

Takayuki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 孝之, 孝行, 孝幸, 隆之, 隆行, 隆幸, 高之, 高行, 高猷, 貴之, 貴幸, 貴由, 貴由輝, 崇之, 崇幸, 敬之, 卓行(Japanese Kanji) タカユキ(Japanese Katakana)
From Japanese 貴 (taka) meaning "valuable" or 孝 (taka) meaning "filial piety" combined with 幸 (yuki) meaning "happiness" or 雪 (yuki) meaning "snow". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.

Famous bearers are Takayuki Yamada, a Japanese actor and singer, Takayuki Ono, a Japanese ice hockey defenseman for the Nikkō Ice Bucks of the Asia League Ice Hockey, Takayuki Terauchi, a Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball player for the Yomiuri Giants in Japan's Central League and Takayuki Takabayashi, a Japanese baseball outfielder who won a silver medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Takeji
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: たけじ(Japanese Hiragana) タケジ(Japanese Katakana) 剛二, 健二, 毅二, 威二, 丈二, 竹二, 彪二, 武二, 孟二, 猛二, 雄二, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-KE-JEE
From Japanese 剛 (take) meaning "firm; strong; hard", 健 (take) meaning "healthy, strong", 毅 (take) meaning "resolute, decisive, firm", 威 (take) meaning "intimidate", 丈 (take) meaning "height", 竹 (take) meaning "bamboo", 彪 (take) meaning "tiger", 武 (take) meaning "military, martial", 孟 (take) meaning "eldest brother", 猛 (take) meaning "ferociousness" or 雄 (take) meaning "hero, manly" combined with 二 (ji) meaning "two". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer was Takeji Fujishima, a Japanese painter, noted for his work in developing Romanticism and impressionism within the yōga (Western-style) art movement in late 19th- and early 20th-century Japanese painting.

Takeru
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese, Japanese Mythology
Other Scripts: 猛, 武瑠, 武流, 武琉, 武留, 丈瑠, 丈流, 丈琉, 丈留, 尊瑠, 尊流, 尊琉, 尊留, 武尊, 建(Japanese Kanji) たける(Japanese Hiragana) タケル(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: TAH-KE-ṘUU(Japanese) tah-ke-ṙuu(Japanese Mythology)
This name can be used as 猛 (mou, takeru) meaning "fierce, rave, rush, become furious, wildness, strength" or it can be used to combine 武 (bu, mu, take.shi) meaning "arms, chivalry, military, warrior", 丈 (jou, take, dake) meaning "length, jō (unit of length - equal to 3.03 metres), measure, Mr., Ms., height, stature, all (one has), only, that's all, merely" or 尊 (son, ta'to.i, touto.i, ta'to.bu, touto.bu, take) meaning "revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted" with 瑠 (ryuu, ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 流 (ryuu, ru, naga.su, -naga.su, naga.re, naga.reru) meaning "a sink, current, flow, forfeit", 琉 (ryuu, ru) meaning "gem, lapis lazuli, precious stone" or 留 (ryuu, ru, to.meru, to.maru, todo.meru, todo.maru, ruuburu) meaning "detain, fasten, halt, stop."

One bearer of this name is Takeru (武瑠), a singer from the Japanese visual kei rock band SuG.

One bearer of this name from Japanese folklore was Yamato Takeru (ヤマト タケル), originally known as Prince Ōsu (小碓尊/命 - Ōsu-no-mikoto), who was a legendary prince of the Yamato dynasty (traditionally counted as the 12th Emperor of Japan). The way his name is written differs from each chronicle. Examples include 日本武尊 (Yamato Takeru) from Nihon Shoki and Kujiki, 倭建命 (Yamato-takeru-no-mikoto) (建 {ken, kon, ta.tsu, ta.te, ta.teru, -da.te} meaning "build") from Kojiki and 日本武命 (Yamato-takeru-no-mikoto) from Kogoshūi.
Both 武尊 and 建 are still being given to boys today.

Takuo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 拓男, 拓夫, 拓雄, 拓朗, 拓郎, 拓暢, 拓生, 拓央, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-KUU-O
From Japanese 拓 (taku) meaning "expand, open, support" combined with 男 (o) meaning "male", 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 朗 (o) meaning "bright, clear", 郎 (o) meaning "son", 暢 (o) meaning "smoothly, freely, unrestrained", 生 (o) meaning "live" or 央 (o) meaning "center". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Famous bearers of this name are Japanese musician Takuo Yamamoto, Japanese potter Takuo Katou and Japanese newspaper reporter and businessman Takuo Takihana.

Takuya
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 拓也, 拓哉, etc.(Japanese Kanji) たくや(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: TA-KOO-YA
From Japanese (taku) meaning "expand, open, support" combined with (ya) meaning "also" or (ya), an exclamation. This name can be formed with other kanji combinations as well.
Tao
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 多緒, 多生, 汰生, 陶, 道, 夕緒, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TAH-O
From Japanese 多 (ta) meaning "many, much", 汰 (ta) meaning "washing, sieving, filtering, weeding out, luxury", 陶 (tao) meaning "pottery, porcelain", 道 (tao) meaning "road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings" or 夕 (ta) meaning "evening" combined with 緒 (o) meaning "thread' or 生 (o) meaning "raw, live". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Taro
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji) たろう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: TA-RO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 太郎 (see Tarō).
Tarou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji) たろう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: TA-RO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 太郎 (see Tarō).
Tetsuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 哲人, 哲斗, 徹人, 徹登, 鉄人, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TE-TSUU-TO
From Japanese 哲 (tetsu) meaning "philosophy, clear" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Tetsuto Yamada, a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays infielder for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows.

Thor
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Norse Mythology, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Pronounced: THAWR(English) TOOR(Norwegian, Swedish) TOR(Danish)
From the Old Norse Þórr meaning "thunder", ultimately from the early Germanic *Þunraz. In Norse mythology Thor is a god of storms, thunder, war and strength, a son of Odin. He is portrayed as red-bearded, short-tempered, armed with a powerful hammer called Mjölnir, and wearing an enchanted belt called Megingjörð that doubles his strength. During Ragnarök, the final battle at the end of the world, it is foretold that Thor will slay the monstrous sea serpent Jörmungandr but be fatally poisoned by its venom.
Tokitarou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 時太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
From Japanese 時 (toki) meaning "time", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
Tomochika
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 智慎, 智周, 知慎, 知近, 知愛, 誠周, 皆親, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TO-MO-CHEE-KAH
From Japanese 智 (tomo) meaning "knowledge, wisdom" combined with 慎 (chika) meaning "humility". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer is Tomochika Tsuboi, a Japanese baseball outfielder.

Tomoki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ともき(Japanese Hiragana) 委紀, 花綺, 皆生, 共基, 共輝, 具樹, 丈貴, 丈輝, 誠貴, 誠己, 誠樹, 曹紀, 大器, 知基, 知幾, 知機, 知季, 知紀, 知記, 知輝, 知甲, 知樹, 知生, 知来, 智喜, 智希, 智毅, 智季, 智規, 智輝, 智己, 智樹, 智城, 智暉, 朝貴, 朝樹, 朝輝, 朝暉, 悌己, 伴喜, 朋喜, 朋葵, 朋季, 朋貴, 朋宜, 朋樹, 朋李, 睦貴, 友喜, 友希, 友貴, 友輝, 友亀, 友樹, 友禧, 僚己, 萌希, 友規, 友記, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TO-MO-KEE
From Japanese 委 (tomo) meaning "committee, entrust to, leave to, devote, discard", 花 (tomo) meaning "flower", 皆 (tomo) meaning "all, everything", 共 (tomo) meaning "together, both, neither, all, and, alike, with", 具 (tomo) meaning "tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture", 丈 (tomo) meaning "length", 誠 (tomo) meaning "sincerity, admonish, warn, prohibit, truth, fidelity", 曹 (tomo) meaning "office, official, comrade, fellow", 大 (tomo) meaning "big, great", 知 (tomo) meaning "know, wisdom", 智 (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect, reason", 朝 (tomo) meaning "morning", 悌 (tomo) meaning "serving our elders", 伴 (tomo) meaning "consort, accompany, bring with, companion", 朋 (tomo) meaning "companion, friend", 睦 (tomo) meaning "intimate, friendly, harmonious" or 友 (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with 紀 (ki) meaning "chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period", 綺 (ki) meaning "figured cloth, beautiful", 生 (ki) meaning "life, genuine, birth", 基 (ki) meaning "fundamental", 輝 (ki) meaning "radiance, shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle", 樹 (ki) meaning "tree", 貴 (ki) meaning "precious, value, prize, esteem, honor", 己 (ki) meaning "self", 器 (ki) meaning "utensil, vessel, receptacle, implement, instrument, ability, container, tool, set", 幾 (ki) meaning "how many, how much, how far, how long, some, several", 機 (ki) meaning "loom, mechanism, machine, airplane, opportunity, potency, efficacy, occasion", 季 (ki) meaning "seasons", 記 (ki) meaning "scribe, account, narrative", 甲 (ki) meaning "armor, high (voice), A grade, first class, former, instep, carapace", 来 (ki) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 希 (ki) meaning "hope, beg, request", 毅 (ki) meaning "strong", 規 (ki) meaning "standard, measure", 城 (ki) meaning "castle", 暉 (ki) meaning "shine, light", 葵 (ki) meaning "hollyhock", 亀 (ki) meaning "tortoise, turtle" or 禧 (ki) meaning "fortunate, auspicious". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Tomoki Hasegawa, a Japanese composer and arranger of music, Tomoki Wada, a Japanese football player, Tomoki Iwata, a Japanese footballer who plays for Oita Trinita, Tomoki Hidaka, a former Japanese football player, Tomoki Ikemoto, a Japanese footballer who plays for Giravanz Kitakyushu, Tomoki Suzuki, a former Japanese football player, Tomoki Imai, a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a defender for Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League Division 1, Tomoki Muramatsu, a Japanese football player, Tomoki Kamioka, a Japanese football player, Tomoki Yoshida, a Japanese rugby union footballer, Tomoki Kyoda, a Japanese animation director and animator, Tomoki Nojiri, a Japanese racing driver, Tomoki Kikuya, a Japanese music composer and arranger, Tomoki Hoshino, a professional Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball player, Tomoki Hiwatashi, an American figure skater, Tomoki Kobayashi, a Japanese anime director and Tomoki Okayama, a Japanese actor.

Tomoyuki
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 智幸, 臣幸, 知幸, 友幸, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
From Japanese 智 (tomo) meaning "knowledge, wisdom", 臣 (tomo) meaning "one who serves a lord; a vassal, subject", 知 (tomo) meaning "to know, wisdom" or 友 (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with 幸 (yuki) meaning "happiness". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers of this name is Japanese football players Tomoyuki Suzuki and Tomoyuki Sakai and Japanese professional baseball pitcher Tomoyuki Sugano.

Toranosuke
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 寅之助, 虎之介(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TO-ṘAH-NO-SKE
From the Japanese kanji 寅 (tora) meaning "Tiger (zodiac sign)" or 虎 (tora) meaning "tiger" combined with 之 (no), a possessive, and 助 (suke) meaning "assistente" or 介 (suke) meaning "concern oneself with; mediate".

Other kanji combinations are possible.

Tougo
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 東吾, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TO:-GO
From Japanese 東 (tou) meaning "east" combined with 吾 (go) meaning "I, me". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Japanese architect Togo Murano.

Touichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 塔一, 東一, 登一, 冬一, 十一, 藤市, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TO:-EE-CHEE
From Japanese 塔 (tou) meaning "pagoda, tower, steeple" combined with 一 (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous bearer was Touichi Katou, a Japanese painter in the nihongo style and board chairman of the Nitten, a significant Japanese art conference.

Touma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 鉄, 顛, 屠, 斗真, 東馬, 桃真, 藤馬, 騰舞, 瞳真, 當門, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TO:-MAH
From Japanese 鉄 (touma) meaning "iron", 顛 (touma) meaning "overturn, summit, origin", 屠 (touma) meaning "slaughter, butcher, slay", 斗 (tou), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 東 (tou) meaning "east", 桃 (tou) meaning "peach", 藤 (tou) meaning "wisteria", 騰 (tou) meaning "leaping up, jumping up, rising, advancing, going", 瞳 (tou) meaning "pupil (of eye)" or 當 (tou) meaning "bear, accept, undertake, just" combined with 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 馬 (ma) meaning "horse", 舞 (ma) meaning "dance" combined with 門 (ma) meaning "gate, counter for cannons". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Tsuyoshi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 強, 剛, 侃, 幹, 毅, 強志, 強史, 強士, 強司, 剛史, 剛志, 剛士, 剛司, 毅士, 毅史, 毅志, 毅司(Japanese Kanji) つよし(Japanese Hiragana) ツヨシ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: TSYO-SHEE, TSUU-YO-SHEE
This name can be used as 強 (kyou, gou, kowa.i, shi.iru, tsuyo.i) meaning "strong", 剛 (gou, tsuyoshi) meaning "strength, sturdy", 侃 (kan, tsuyo.i) meaning "just, peace-loving, righteous, strong", 幹 (kan, miki, tsuyoshi) meaning "tree trunk" or 毅 (ki, gi, tsuyo.i) meaning "strong."
When 2 kanji is used, 強, 剛 and/or 毅 can be combined with 志 (shi, kokorozashi, shiringu) meaning "aspire, hopes, intention, motive, plan, resolve, shilling", 史 (shi) meaning "chronicle, history", 士 (shi) meaning "gentleman, samurai" or 司 (shi, tsukasado.ru) meaning "administer, director, government office, official, rule."

Some bearers of this name include actor Tsuyoshi Ihara (伊原 剛志) (1963-), 29th Japanese prime minister Tsuyoshi Inukai (犬養 毅) (1855-1932) and professional drifting driver (手塚 強) (1975-).

Tuân
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: TWUN, TWUNG
From Sino-Vietnamese (tuân) meaning "obey, follow, honour".
Văn
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: VAN, VANG, YANG
From Sino-Vietnamese (văn) meaning "literature, culture, writing". This is a common middle name for Vietnamese boys.
Yakyuu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 野鳩, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YAH-KYUU:
From Japanese 野 (ya) meaning "area, field" combined with 鳩 (kyuu) meaning "pigeon, dove". Other kanji combinations are possible.

The usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the Japanese word for baseball, which is 野球 (yakyuu).

Yamato
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 大和(Japanese Kanji) やまと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YA-MA-TO
From Yamato, an ancient name for Japan. It can also refer to the Yamato period in Japanese history, which lasted into the 8th century. The individual kanji are meaning "great" and meaning "harmony".
Yasuhiko
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 康彦, 安彦, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YAH-SUU-HEE-KO
From Japanese 康 (yasu) meaning "peaceful" or 安 (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet" combined with 彦 (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Famous bearer of this name is Japanese baseball pitcher Yasuhiko Yabuta.

Yoshinobu
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 由伸, 栄伸, 佳伸, 吉伸, 圭伸, 義伸, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YO-SHEE-NO-BUU
From Japanese 由 (yoshi) meaning "cause, reason", 栄 (yoshi) meaning "glory, honor", 佳 (yoshi) meaning "beautiful, good", 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck", 圭 (yoshi) meaning "jade pointed at top" or 義 (yoshi) meaning "righteous" combined with 伸 (nobu) meaning "extend, stretch". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.

Famous bearer of this name is Yoshinobu Takahashi. He is a Japanese professional baseball player from Chiba, Japan. He is a current manager of the Yomiuri Giants, and he was one of the most well-known players in Japanese baseball. He graduated from Keio University.

Yoshirou
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 義郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji) よしろう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YO-SHEE-RO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 義郎 (see Yoshirō).
Yoshitaka
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 夜下香, 由多加, 与志隆, 喜孝, 義孝, 嘉孝, 吉孝, 由孝, 佳孝, 吉貴, 喜貴, 喜剛, 吉任, 欣剛, 薫孝, 恵孝, 慶貴, 慶高, 垢貴, 好貴, 孔享, 幸孝, 剛敬, 剛昂, 克孝, 克卓, 佐登, 至隆, 修孝, 修昂, 淑高, 尚孝, 祥孝, 祥剛, 仁孝, 善貴, 善高, 善任, 禎孝, 能嵩, 美孝, 美隆, 芳貴, 芳孝, 由貴, 良孝, 良崇, 良誠, 良誉, 禧孝, 讓高, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YO-SHEE-TAH-KAH
Famous bearers of this name is former Japanese baseball player Yoshitaka Mizuo, Japanese video game composer Yoshitaka Nishimura, better known as DJ YOSHITAKA, Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano and Japanese businessman Yoshitaka Fukuda.
Yukimichi
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 幸道, 行道, 行利, 之通, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YUU-KEE-MEE-CHEE
From Japanese 幸 (yuki) meaning "happiness" combined with 道 (michi) meaning "road; way". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yukinosuke
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 幸之介, 幸之助, 幸之輔, 行之助, 雪之助, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YUU-KEE-NO-SKE
From Japanese 幸 (yuki) meaning "happiness", 行 (yuki) meaning "going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank" or 雪 (yuki) meaning "snow", 之 (no), a possessive marker combined with 介 (suke) meaning "jammed in, shellfish, mediate, concern oneself with", 助 (suke) meaning "help, rescue, assist" or 輔 (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yuuma
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 悠真, 優真, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆうま(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-MA
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 悠真 or 優真 (see Yūma).
Yuushin
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 勇心, 優心, 優真, 友伸, 宥信, 有真, 祐伸, 雄進, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YUU:-SHEEN
From Japanese 勇 (yuu) meaning "brave" combined with 心 (shin) meaning "heart, mind, soul". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Yuuta
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 優太, 悠太, 勇太, 雄大, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆうた(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-TA
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優太 or 悠太 or 勇太 or 雄大 (see Yūta).
Yuuto
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 優斗, 悠斗, 悠人, 悠翔, 優翔, 柚翔, 祐翔, 勇人, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆうと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO-TO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優斗 or 悠斗 or 悠人 or 悠翔 or 優翔 or 柚翔 or 祐翔 or 勇人 (see Yūto).
Yuuya
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 宙也, 宙耶, 佑允, 佑伸, 佑也, 佑夜, 優雅, 優哉, 優也, 優矢, 勇允, 勇伸, 勇也, 友允, 友哉, 友也, 友野, 幽也, 悠允, 悠也, 悠夜, 悠弥, 悠彌, 憂也, 有哉, 有也, 湧也, 由哉, 由也, 祐允, 祐哉, 祐也, 祐矢, 祐彌, 裕哉, 裕也, 裕矢, 遊也, 雄哉, 雄也, 雄矢, 夕也, 夕夜, 夕耶, 侑哉, 侑弥, 勇弥, 悠哉, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YUU:-YAH
From Japanese 宙 (yuu) meaning "mid-air", 佑 (yuu) meaning "help, assist", 優 (yuu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 勇 (yuu) meaning "brave", 友 (yuu) meaning "friend", 幽 (yuu) meaning "seclude, confine to a room, deep, profound, secluded, faint, dark, tranquil, calm", 悠 (yuu) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 憂 (yuu) meaning "melancholy, grieve, lament, be anxious, sad, unhappy", 有 (yuu) meaning "exist", 湧 (yuu) meaning "boil, ferment, seethe, uproar, breed", 由 (yuu) meaning "wherefore, a reason", 祐 (yuu) meaning "help", 裕 (yuu) meaning "abundant, rich", 遊 (yuu) meaning "play", 雄 (yuu) meaning "hero, manly", 夕 (yuu) meaning "evening" or 侑 (yuu) meaning "help, assist, repay kindness" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also", 耶 (ya), an interjection, 允 (ya) meaning "license, sincerity, permit", 伸 (ya) meaning "expand, stretch, extend, lengthen, increase", 夜 (ya) meaning "night", 雅 (ya) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined", 哉 (ya), an exclamation, 矢 (ya) meaning "dart, arrow", 野 (ya) meaning "area, field", 彌 (ya) meaning "extensive, full, fill, complete" or 弥 (ya) meaning "all the more, increasingly". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Yūya Andō, a professional baseball player from Ōita City, Japan, Yuya Hasegawa, a Japanese baseball player, Yuya Ishii, a Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in Japan's Pacific League, Yuya Horihata, a Japanese swimmer, Yuya Matsushita, a Japanese pop and R&B singer and actor under Japanese Dream Records, Yūya Oikawa, a Japanese speed skater, Yuya Osako, a Japanese footballer playing for 1. FC Köln, Yuya Oshima, a Japanese table tennis player, Yuya Uchida, a Japanese singer, record producer, and actor, Yūya Yagira, a Japanese actor and Yuya Taniguchi, a Japanese professional baseball player.

Aa
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: ああ(Japanese Hiragana) 唖々, 阿々, 阿亜, 于, 嗟, 憙, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH
From Japanese 唖 (a) meaning "mute, dumb", 阿 (a) meaning "mountain", 于 (aa) meaning "Bon festival; Feast of Lanterns", 嗟 (aa) meaning "Ah!; Oh!; Alas!​", 憙 (aa) meaning "like, love, enjoy" combined with 々, a phonetic character indicting a duplication of the beginning kanji or 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia". Other kanji or kanji combinations are possible.
Aijin
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 愛人, 愛臣, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-EE-JEEN
From Japanese 愛人 (aijin) meaning "lover". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Akebono​
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese (Rare)
Other Scripts: (Japanese Kanji) あけぼの(Japanese Hiragana) アケボノ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: A-KEH-BO-NO
From 曙 (akebono) meaning "dawn, daybreak," derived from a combination of 明け (ake) meaning "daybreak" and 仄 (hono) meaning "faint."

This name is rarely given, if at all.

Amane
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: あまね(Japanese Hiragana) 亜真音, 亜麻音, 亜弥, 愛音, 愛真音, 愛峰, 愛麻音, 愛万音, 愛満音, 愛茉音, 雨音, 雨寧, 雨嶺, 海, 海韻, 海音, 海寧, 吾万希, 周, 周音, 周寧, 星音, 天, 天羽, 天音, 天使, 天真音, 天舞音, 天望, 天麻音, 天万音, 天茉音, 普, 遍, 弥, 和, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-MAH-NE
From Japanese 亜 (a, ama) meaning "second, Asia", 愛 (a, ama) meaning "love, affection", 雨 (ama) meaning "rain", 海 (amane, ama) meaning "sea, ocean", 吾 (a) meaning "I, my, our, one's own", 周 (amane, ama) meaning "circumference, circuit, lap", 星 (ama) meaning "star", 天 (amane, ama) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 普 (amane) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 遍 (amane) meaning "everywhere, times, widely, generally", 弥 (amane) meaning "all the more, increasingly" or 和 (amane) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, numb", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 満 (ma) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine" or 舞 (ma) meaning "dance" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound", 弥 (ne) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 峰 (ne) meaning "summit, peak", 寧 (ne) meaning "rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility", 嶺 (ne) meaning "peak, summit", 韻 (ne) meaning "rhyme, elegance, tone", 希 (ne) meaning "hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal", 羽 (ne) meaning "feathers", 使 (ne) meaning "use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause" or 望 (ne) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

A famous male bearer was Amane Nishi, a philosopher in Meiji period Japan who helped introduce Western philosophy into mainstream Japanese education.

Ataru
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 陽, 方, 任, 当, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: AH-TAH-ṘUU
From Japanese 陽 (ataru) meaning "the sun". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Đài
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: DIE
From Sino-Vietnamese 台 (đài) meaning "noble, pedestal, stand".
Dori-mu
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 夢, 童莉夢, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: DO-ṘEE-MUU
From Japanese 夢 (dori-mu) meaning "dream", 童 (do) meaning "juvenile, child", 莉 (ri) meaning "pear" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.

Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the word dream.

Fumio
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 文夫, 文雄, 文男, 文郎, 史朗, 史生, 富美雄, 二三生, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ふみお(Japanese Hiragana) フミオ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: FOO-MYEE-O
From Fumi combined with an o kanji like 夫/雄/男 meaning "male," 郎 meaning "son," 朗 meaning "cheerful" or 生 meaning "grow" (the last one also used on females).

Male bearers of this name include baseball infielder and pitcher Fumio Nakamura (藤村 富美男) (1916-1992) and actor Fumio Watanabe (渡辺 文雄) (1929-2004).

Haru
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 陽, 春, 晴, etc.(Japanese Kanji) はる(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: HA-ROO
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Hibiki
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: (Japanese Kanji) ひびき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: KHEE-BEE-KYEE
From Japanese (hibiki) meaning "sound, echo".
Jin
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 仁, 迅, 臣, 陣, 甚, 尋, 人, etc.(Japanese Kanji) じん(Japanese Hiragana) ジン(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: JEEN
Sino-Japanese reading of such kanji as 仁 meaning "benevolence, compassion, humanity," 迅 meaning "swift, fast," 臣 meaning "retainer, attendant," 陣 meaning "camp; group, party, corps; war, battle," 甚 meaning "extreme, excessive, tremendous," 尋 meaning "fathom" or 人 meaning "person."
Though it has been in use in the past as a (rare) feminine name, since the 20th century, usage is, for the most part, restricted to males.

A notable bearer of this name is musician, singer, songwriter and actor Jin Akanishi (赤西 仁) (1984-).

Kazu
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 数, 和, 計, 知, 一, 二, 五, 佳寿, 嘉寿, 花寿, etc.(Japanese Kanji) かず(Japanese Hiragana) カズ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: KA-ZOO
From 数 (kazu) meaning "number, amount." Other kanji used in relation include 和 meaning "sum," 計 meaning "measurement, weighing," 知 meaning "wisdom" or any kanji referring to numbers, such as 一 meaning "one," 二 meaning "two" or 五 meaning "five." It can also be written as a combination of a ka kanji, like 佳 meaning "beautiful, good," 嘉 meaning "praise, esteem" or 花 meaning "flower," and a zu kanji, e.g. 寿 meaning "congratulations; longevity."
It is also used as a short form of names that begin with Kazu-, such as Kazuya or Kazuko.
Khanh
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: KHIENG, KEHN, KHEHN, KAN, KHAN
From Sino-Vietnamese 卿 (khanh) meaning "noble, officer".
Kiharu
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 綺春, 妃春, 輝春, 起春, 貴春, 紀春, 稀春, 季春, 希春, 喜春, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: KEE-HAH-ṘUU
From Japanese 綺 (ki) meaning "elegant, beautiful", 妃 (ki) meaning "empress", 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness; lustre; brilliance; radiance; splendour", 起 (ki) meaning "to rise, to wake up", 貴 (ki) meaning "expensive", 紀 (ki) meaning "century", 稀 (ki) meaning "season" or 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice" combined with 春 (haru) meaning "spring". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Makoto
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) まこと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MA-KO-TO
From Japanese (makoto) meaning "sincerity", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
Minh
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: MING, MIN
From Sino-Vietnamese (minh) meaning "bright". A famous bearer was the communist revolutionary Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969).
Min-Jun
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Korean
Other Scripts: 민준(Korean Hangul) 敏俊, 旼俊, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced: MEEN-JOON
From Sino-Korean (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". Other hanja combinations are possible.
Minoru
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Japanese Kanji) みのる(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: MEE-NO-ROO
From Japanese (minoru) meaning "to bear fruit", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
Ren
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 蓮, 恋, etc.(Japanese Kanji) れん(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: REHN
From Japanese (ren) meaning "lotus", (ren) meaning "love", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Reo
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese (Modern)
Other Scripts: 獅, 獅子, 獅央, 怜央, 玲央, 蓮央, 礼央, 怜生, 怜旺, 麗桜, 怜大, 零王, 嶺臣, etc.(Japanese Kanji) れお(Japanese Hiragana) レオ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: REH-O
Borrowed from Leo, as seen in the occasional usage of 獅 (or 獅子), on its own or as a first element kanji.
More often though, a re(i/n) kanji, like 怜/伶 meaning "clever, smart," 玲 meaning "tinkling," 蓮 meaning "lotus," 礼 meaning "thanks, gratitude; gift," 麗 meaning "lovely, beautiful," 零 meaning "zero" or 嶺 meaning "peak, summit," combines with a kanji can be (partially) read as o, such as 央 meaning "middle, centre," 生 meaning "grow," 旺 meaning "vigorous, prosperous," 桜 meaning "cherry (tree, blossom)," 大 meaning "large, big," 王 meaning "king, ruler," or 臣 meaning "retainer, attendant."

Male bearers of this name include professional shōgi player Reo Kurosawa (黒沢 怜生) (1992-) and footballer Reo Mochizuki (望月 嶺臣) (1995-).

Ritsuki
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: りつき(Japanese Hiragana) 里月, 梨都来, 梨月, 律輝, 律姫, 率紀, 立樹, 莉月, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘEE-TSUU-KEE
From Japanese 里 (ri) meaning "village" combined with 月 (tsuki) meaning "moon". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ruto
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 斗, 流兎, 琉斗, 瑠都, 瑠音, 瑠音, 留斗, 類東, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: ṘUU-TO
From Japanese 斗 (ruto), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 流 (ru) meaning "current, a sink, flow, forfeit", 瑠 (ru) meaning "lapis lazuli", 留 (ru) meaning "detain, fasten, halt, stop" or 類 (ru) meaning "sort, kind, variety, class, genus" combined with 兎 (to) meaning "rabbit, hare", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 音 (to) meaning "sound" or 東 (to) meaning "east". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Sekai
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: せかい(Japanese Hiragana) 世快, 世界, 世楷, 聖海, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SE-KAH-EE
From Japanese 世 (se) meaning "world" or 聖 (se) meaning "holy, saint, sage, master, priest" combined with 快 (kai) meaning "cheerful, pleasant, agreeable, comfortable", 界 (kai) meaning "boundary", 楷 (kai) meaning "square character style, correctness" or 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Sekai (世界) as a word in Japanese means "world".

Shio
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: シオ, シヲ(Japanese Katakana) 梓央, 塩, 沙央, 司緒, 司男, 司夫, 司雄, 史央, 史桜, 史生, 史男, 史夫, 史雄, 四雄, 士央, 士緒, 士男, 士夫, 士雄, 子麻, 市緒, 市夫, 市雄, 志央, 志緒, 志男, 志夫, 志麻, 志雄, 氏央, 氏男, 氏雄, 糸緒, 紙桜, 紫央, 紫緒, 至央, 至桜, 詩央, 詩音, 詩桜, 詩男, 詩夫, 詩雄, 資生, 汐桜, 心和, 清生, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: SHEE-O
From Japanese 梓 (shi) meaning "Japanese cherry birch", 塩 (shio) meaning "salt", 沙 (shi) meaning "sand", 司 (shi) meaning "to take charge of; to control; to manage", 史 (shi) meaning "history", 四 (shi) meaning "four", 士 (shi) meaning "samurai, warrior", 子 (shi) meaning "child", 市 (shi) meaning "market", 志 (shi) meaning "purpose, will, determination, aspiration, ambition", 氏 (shi) meaning "a family; a clan", 糸 (shi) meaning "thread", 紙 (shi) meaning "paper", 紫 (shi) meaning "purple; violet", 至 (shi) meaning "to reach; to arrive", 詩 (shi) meaning "poetry, poem", 資 (shi) meaning "money; fund; wealth; capital", 汐 (shi) meaning "evening tide; night tides; ebb", 心 (shi) meaning "heart, mind, soul" or 清 (shi) meaning "clear; limpid" combined with 央 (o) meaning "centre, middle", 緒 (o) meaning "thread", 男 (o) meaning "male", 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 桜 (o) meaning "cherry blossom", 生 (o) meaning "raw, live", 麻 (o) meaning "hemp, flax, linen", 音 (o) meaning "sound" or 和 (o) meaning "peace, harmony". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Tetsue
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: テツヱ(Japanese Katakana) てつ江(Kanji/Hiragana) 哲恵, 哲枝, 哲得, 鉄衛, 鉄恵, 鉄江, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TE-TSUU-E
From Japanese 哲 (tetsu) meaning "philosophy, clear" or 鉄 (tetsu) meaning "iron" combined with 恵 (e) meaning "favor, blessing, grace, kindness", 枝 (e) meaning "bough, branch, twig, limb", 得 (e) meaning "gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit", 衛 (e) meaning "defense, protection" or 江 (e) meaning "creek, inlet, bay". Other kanji combinations are possible.

A famous male bearer was Tetsue Uchida, the founder of Uchida Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Trúc
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: CHUWKP, TUWKP
From Sino-Vietnamese (trúc) meaning "bamboo".
Tsukasa
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 司, 官, 宰, 士, 吏, 主, 典, 束, 司紗, 司沙, 束早, 津香紗, 都加沙, etc.(Japanese Kanji) つかさ(Japanese Hiragana) ツカサ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced: TSKA-SA
From 司 (tsukasa), which can refer to an office or an official (also 官 as a name) as well as a chief, head or manager (also 宰 as a name), likely evolved from the now archaic meaning of "mound, (small) hill" by way of decrees being announced from a high point. The two theories placed by Orikuchi and Ōtsuki & Yamada differ but do share similarities, Orikuchi understanding it to have a relationship with the word 塚 (tsuka) meaning "mound, heap, hillock," Ōtsuki and Yamada combining 積み (tsumi) meaning "pile, stack" with 嵩 (kasa) meaning "bulk, volume, quantity."
Other single kanji used in relation to 司 include 士 meaning "samurai," 吏 meaning "officer," 主 meaning "head, master," 典 meaning "rule, law" and 束 meaning "strut; bundle." They can also be suffixed with a sa kanji, such as 紗 meaning "gauze," 沙 meaning "sand" or 早 meaning "early." The first element can also be split into two, with a tsu kanji like 津 meaning "harbour, haven" or 都 meaning "metropolis" and a ka kanji such as 香 meaning "fragrance" or 加 meaning "addition."
Tsukito
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 月人, 月兎, 月都, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: TSUU-KEE-TO
From Japanese 月 (tsuki) meaning "moon" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Tu
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Chinese
Other Scripts: , etc.(Chinese) , etc.(Traditional Chinese)
Pronounced: TOO
From Chinese () meaning "chart, map" or other characters with similar pronunciations.
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Vietnamese
Pronounced: TOO, TUW
From Sino-Vietnamese () meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding".
Waku
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 和久, 和来, 和玖, 和空, 和雲, 新空, 笑空, 羽宮, 羽雲, 航玖, 和紅, 羽紅, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: WAH-KUU
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 新 (wa) meaning "fresh, new", 笑 (wa) meaning "laugh", 羽 (wa) meaning "feathers" or 航 (wa) meaning "navigate, sail, cruise, fly" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 来 (ku) meaning "come, due, next, cause, become", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 雲 (ku) meaning "cloud", 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine" or 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Xiang
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Chinese
Other Scripts: 翔, 祥, 湘, 香, etc.(Chinese)
Pronounced: SHYAHNG
From Chinese (xiáng) meaning "soar, glide", (xiáng) meaning "good luck, good omen", (xiāng) meaning "fragrant" (which is usually only feminine) or (xiāng), which refers to the Xiang River in southern China. This name can also be formed from other characters.
Yuu
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 優, 悠, 勇, etc.(Japanese Kanji) ゆう(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced: YOO
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or (see ).
Yuua
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Japanese
Other Scripts: 杏優杏, 結愛, 結空, 優亜, 優綾, 優羽愛, 優明, 優有, 友愛, 悠亜, 有杏, 由阿, 由愛, 祐愛, 裕亜, 夕愛, 侑愛, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced: YUU:-AH
From Japanese 杏 (yu) meaning "apricot", 結 (yuu) meaning "tie, bind, contract, join, organize, do up hair, fasten", 優 (yuu, yu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 友 (yuu) meaning "friend", 悠 (yuu) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 有 (yuu) meaning "exist", 由 (yuu) meaning "wherefore, a reason", 祐 (yuu) meaning "help", 裕 (yuu) meaning "abundant, rich", 夕 (yuu) meaning "evening" or 侑 (yuu) meaning "urge to eat", 優 (u) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness" or 羽 (u) meaning "feathers" combined with 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 空 (a) meaning "sky", 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 綾 (a) meaning "design, figured cloth, twill", 明 (a) meaning "bright, light", 有 (a) meaning "exist" or 阿 (a) meaning "flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Zhu
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Chinese
Other Scripts: (Chinese)
From Chinese "vermillion, red".
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