Gender: Female Meaning of Naoko: "obedient child" Origin of Naoko: Japanese

Naoko Origin and Meaning

The name Naoko is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "obedient child".

Naoko is a common Japanese name with an admirable meaning, which, depending on how it's written, can translate to obedient, straight, honest, or green child. Naoko can also be spelled Nahoko.

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SimoneKadele Says:


I'm inclined to say NAH-oh-koh....

VER Says:


I taught a student with this name. It is pronounced Na (soft like Vietnam) - o (long o like hello) - ko (hard k, long o like koala). It is a beautiful name (and I fondly remember the student).

raevynstar Says:


I think I love this name but I'm not sure how to pronounce it. nay-OH-ko, maybe?

Hydra Says:


Naoko can't also be spelled Nahoko. It would be a completely different name!