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Gender: Female Meaning of Chiyo: "thousand generations" Origin of Chiyo: Japanese

The name Chiyo is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "thousand generations". Chiyo and is often added to lists like Japanese Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Chiyo

Chiyo Okumura, Japanese singer
Fukuda Chiyo-ni (Kaga no Chiyo), Japanese poet of the Edo period
Chiyo Uno, Japanese author

Pop Culture References for the name Chiyo

Chiyo, character in the anime and manga series "Naruto"
Chiyo Mihama, character in the anime and manga series "Azumanga Daioh"
Chiyo Tsukidate, character in the anime "Strawberry Panic!"
Chiyo, birth name of Sayuri, character in book/film "Memoirs of a Geisha"
Chiyo Sakura, character in the webcomic turned anime "Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun"


lizway Says:


Another adorable name I fell in love with back when I was a weeb. I'm not ashamed.