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We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Akira

Akira Meaning and Origin The name Akira is a unisex name meaning "graceful strength" and is of Japanese origin.  Posts with the name Akira: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

Asa

Asa Meaning and Origin Asa is a unisex name of Hebrew and Japanese origin, meaning "healer; born in the morning." It is also a Swedish name related to one of the most ancient Norse names, referencing Æsir, which means "goddess". Posts with the name Asa: Adorably...

Daigo

Daigo Meaning and Origin Daigo is a boy's name of Japanese origin, meaning "great realization or enlightenment".  Posts with the name Daigo:  Boy Names That Start With D

Hiro

Hiro Meaning and Origin Hiro is a boy’s name of Japanese origin, meaning: “broad, widespread.” Japanese given name with multiple meanings.  

Ichiro

Ichiro Meaning and Origin The name Ichiro is a boy's name meaning "one son" and is of Japanese origin. Pronounced: EE-CHEE-RO. From Japanese ichi ‘one’ and rou ‘son’. Traditionally a name given to the firstborn son.

Kane

Kane Meaning and Origin Kane is a boy's name of Gaelic; Japanese origin, meaning "warrior; gold".  Posts with the name Kane:  Boy Names That Start With K

Kannon

Kannon Meaning and Origin The name Kannon is a boy's name meaning "a Chinese Buddhist deity of mercy and compassion" and is of Japanese origin. Current Popularity: #534. Posts with the name Kannon: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Kaori

Kaori Meaning and Origin Kaori is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "scent, aroma, fabric, weave." Posts with the name Kaori: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Katana

Katana Meaning and Origin Katana is a girl's name meaning "sword" and is of Japanese origin.  Posts with the name Katana:  25 Super Badass Names for Tough Fierce Baby Girls

Kenji

Kenji Meaning and Origin Kenji is a boy’s name of Japanese origin, meaning: “second son.” Pronounced: KEN-gee. Derived from ken ‘study’ and ji ‘two’. Current Popularity: #904.

Kenzo

Kenzo Meaning and Origin The name Kenzo is a boy’s name meaning “strong and healthy” and is of Japanese origin. A common name in Japan. Current Popularity: #544. Posts with the name Kenzo: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of 50 Most Popular Boy Names on All Things Baby...

Midori

Midori Meaning and Origin The name Midori is a girl's name meaning "not intoxicated" and is of Japanese origin.  Posts with the name Midori: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous

Mika

Mika Meaning and Origin The name Mika is a unisex name meaning "beautiful fragrance " and is of Japanese origin. Pronounced: MEE-kah. Derived from mi ‘beautiful’ and ka ‘fragrance’.  Posts with the name Mika: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are...

Miya

Miya Meaning and Origin Miya is a girl's name of Japanese origin, meaning "beautiful, relax".  Posts with the name Miya: 100 Girl Names That Start With M

Narah

Narah Meaning and Origin Narah is a girl's name of Japanese and Celtic origin meaning "place name, happy." Posts with the name Narah: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Omina

Omina Meaning and Origin Omina is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "woven, beauty, fruit trees." Posts with the name Omina: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Rina

Rina Meaning and Origin Rina is a girl's name of Hebrew, Sanskrit, and Japanese origin meaning "joy, singing, melted, white yasmin, pure." Posts with the name Rina: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Rumi

Rumi Meaning and Origin Rumi is a unisex name meaning "lapiz lazuli" and is of Japanese origin.  Posts with the name Rumi: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls 60 Short Unique Girl Names

Ruri

Ruri Meaning and Origin Ruri is a girl's name meaning "lapiz lazuli" and is of Japanese origin. Posts with the name Ruri: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls

Sada

Sada Meaning and Origin Sada is a girl's name of Japanese origin, meaning "pure one".  Posts with the name Sada:  Unique Girl Names That Start With S

Sakura

Sakura Meaning and Origin Sakura is a girl’s name meaning “cherry blossom” and is of Japanese origin. Pronounced: sah-kuu-rah. Another meaning could come from saku ‘blossom’ and ra ‘good’. Posts with the name Sakura: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby...

Shynah

Shynah Meaning and Origin Shynah is a girl's name of Japanese origin, meaning "victorious".  Posts with the name Shynah:  Unique Girl Names That Start With S

Someina

Someina Meaning and Origin Someina is a girl's name of Japanese origin, meaning "intelligence".  Posts with the name Someina:  Unique Girl Names That Start With S

Sora

Sora Meaning and Origin The name Sora is a girl’s name of Japanese origin meaning “sky”. Posts with the name Sora: 10 Unique “S” Names for Girls 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Suki

Suki Meaning and Origin Suki is a girl's name of Japanese origin, meaning "beloved".  Posts with the name Suki:  Unique Girl Names That Start With S

Takara

Takara Meaning and Origin Takara is a girl's name meaning "treasure, jewel" and is of Japanese origin. Posts with the name Takara: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls

Taya

Taya Meaning and Origin Although we aren't exactly sure of its origins, Taya is a sweet girly name that's not overused, plus it's cute but simple at the same time. The name Taya is a girl's name meaning "young, jaw" and is of Japanese, Swahili origin. Taya is a girl’s...

Toria

Toria Meaning and Origin The name Toria is a girl's name of Japanese, Latin origin meaning "bird; victory." Posts with the name Toria:  60 Unusual Girl Names No One Else Will Have

Umina

Umina Meaning and Origin Umina is a girl's name meaning "sea or emerald" and is of Japanese origin. Posts with the name Umina: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls

Yoko

Yoko Meaning and Origin Yoko is a girl's name meaning "good girl" and is of Japanese origin. Depending on the kanji used in writing it, Yoko can have different meanings.

Yumi

Yumi ♀ Japanese "abundant beauty" Yumi Meaning and Origin Yumi is a girl's name of Japanese origin, meaning "abundant beauty." Posts with the name Yumi 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

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