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Gender: Male Meaning of Hiro: "broad, widespread" Origin of Hiro: Japanese

The name Hiro is a boy's name of Japanese origin meaning "broad, widespread". Hiro and is often added to lists like Video Game Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Hiro is an apt name for a hero of the show Heroes -- and for our times. Widely used in Japan, sometimes also for girls. Hiroshi is a long form.

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Leonina Says:


This is lovely. But as a non-Japanese person I personally would hesitate. But Ithink that this is a name that would also work in Europe? It's so nice, fresh and "clean".