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Names That Mean Good or Kind

  • Hiroshi

    The name Hiroshi is a boy's name of Japanese origin meaning "generous". Several artistic Hiroshis make this one of the more plausible Japanese imports. Read More 

  • Jin

    The name Jin is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "tenderness, gentleness". Similarity to the English name Jean could be a plus in a Japanese-American family. Read More 

  • Kalman

    The name Kalman is a boy's name of German origin meaning "gracious, good reputation". This is a rarely heard multi-cultural name, related to a 14th century Jewish scholar named Kalonymous ben... Read More 

  • Keeva

    The name Keeva is a unisex name meaning "gentle, beautiful, precious". Keeva, the name chosen by "How I Met Your Mother" star Alyson Hannigan for her daughter, has recently been a Top 20 name in... Read More 

  • Latif

    The name Latif is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "gentle, kind". Classic Muslim name representing one of the ninety-nine attributes of Allah; Queen Latifah has drawn attention to the... Read More 

  • Latifah

    The name Latifah is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "kind and gentle". Singer-actress Queen Latifah -- born Dana Owens -- makes this North African Muslim name sing. Read More 

  • Layan

    The name Layan is a girl's name meaning "soft, gentle". Layan is popular enough in the US that it was given to nearly 175 baby girls in one recent years. It translates easily enough in an... Read More 

  • Lilo

    The name Lilo is a girl's name of German origin meaning "generous one". Lilo is the name of the spunky little Hawaiian girl character in the Disney movie Lilo & Stitch-- and is also... Read More 

  • Maitreya

    The name Maitreya is a girl's name meaning "loving kindness". According to Buddhist eschatology, Maitreya is next great Buddha who will appear on Earth, following Gautama Buddha. Though this... Read More 

  • Mehri

    The name Mehri is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "kind, lovable, sunny". Exotic, until you realize everyone will think it's Mary or Merry. Read More 

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