Japanese Names

  1. Aiko
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "beloved child"
    • Description:

      Aiko is a very common Japanese name with a lovely meaning that is rarely heard outside the Asian community.
  2. Akira
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "bright, intelligent"
    • Description:

      A popular Japanese name for both sexes that's migrated to the West because of its appearance in manga and video games.
  3. Amaya
    • Origin:

      Spanish version of Amaia or Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "mother city; the end; night rain"
    • Description:

      The Spanish form of Amaya is both a given name and a surname, originating from the Spanish mountain and village of Amaya. In this context it means "mother city" or "the capital." Amaya can also be considered a derivation of Amaia, a Basque name meaning "the end." In Japan, Amaya is a surname.
  4. Aya
    • Origin:

      Japanese, Hebrew, Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "colorful, bird, sign"
    • Description:

      Aya, barely more than a breath, is an international favorite, with origins in several languages and cultures. Popular throughout Europe, It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 2012.
  5. Asuka
    • Emiko
      • Hiro
        • Origin:

          Japanese
        • Meaning:

          "broad, widespread"
        • Description:

          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.
      • Iku
        • Origin:

          Japanese
        • Meaning:

          "nourishing"
        • Description:

          Iku is an easily assimilated Japanese name.
      • Keiko
        • Origin:

          Japanese
        • Meaning:

          "happy child"
        • Description:

          Japanese classic with optimistic meaning.