EE-na-ree or ee-NA-ree
Finnish place name; Japanese
"loaded with rice"

Inari Origin and Meaning

The name Inari is a girl's name meaning "loaded with rice".

A unisex cultural crossover that has seen a little use from the 1990s onwards. In Japanese mythology, Inari is an androgynous deity associated with rice, tea and foxes. In Finland, it is the name of a region, lake and village which is a center of Sami culture.

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