"thousand generations"

Chiyo Origin and Meaning

The name Chiyo is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "thousand generations".

The childhood name of the heroine of Memoirs of a Geisha is pretty and accessible. Chiyiko is a pet form.

Famous People Named Chiyo

  • Chiyo OkumuraJapanese singer
  • Fukuda Chiyoni (Kaga no Chiyo), Japanese poet of the Edo period
  • Chiyo UnoJapanese author

Chiyo in Pop Culture

  • Chiyocharacter in the anime and manga series "Naruto"
  • Chiyo Mihamacharacter in the anime and manga series "Azumanga Daioh"
  • Chiyo Tsukidatecharacter in the anime "Strawberry Panic!"
  • Chiyobirth name of Sayuri, character in book/film "Memoirs of a Geisha"
  • Chiyo Sakuracharacter in the webcomic turned anime "Monthly Girls' Nozaki,kun"