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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.

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...

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.

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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 Meaning and Origin The name Yumi is a girl’s name meaning “abundant beauty” and is of Japanese origin.  Posts with the name Yumi: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

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