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Japanese Girl Names

Japanese names for girls are bright, sweet and lively, often boasting beautiful meanings drawn from nature or spirituality. Although only two of these pretty Japanese girl names currently rank in the US Top 1000 — cultural crossover options Hana and Tori — the appetite in the West for all things Japanese has exploded in recent years, bringing with it increased exposure for unique and beautiful Japanese baby girl names.

Pop culture has introduced us to Akira, Kairi and Sakura, and high-profile celebrity daughters now answer to Nori and Rumi. Browse our full list below for more gorgeous girl baby names from Japan.