Gender: Female Pronunciation: JEEN Meaning of Jin: "tenderness, gentleness" Origin of Jin: Japanese

The name Jin is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "tenderness, gentleness". Jin and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Good or Kind and discussed in our forums with posts like "Match the Sibsets!".

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Similarity to the English name Jean could be a plus in a Japanese-American family.

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PeridotMoonstone Says:


I prefer this as a boy's name though :)

ShannonLim Says:


This is a boy's name too! In fact, its more masculine than feminine~ Love this name. It's just so gentle and handsome.