"obedient child"

Naoko Origin and Meaning

The name Naoko is 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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Famous People Named Naoko

  • Naoko Takeuchicreator of the Sailor Moon manga and anime.
  • Naoko MoriJapanese actress best known for playing the character Toshiko Sato on BBC's Torchwood.
  • Naoko YamazakiJapanese astronaut at JAX
  • Naoko KodamaJapanese author

Naoko in Pop Culture

  • Naokocharacter in novel Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
  • Naoko; character in the "Grudge" series