Sign In Register. Japanese Names. Japanese names are used in Japan and in Japanese communities throughout the world. Note that depending on the Japanese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Japanese names.
20 beautiful Japanese baby names and their meanings
Japan is a beautiful place. Keep in mind, some of the names that come from Japan can have multiple meanings because of the structure of the characters kanji. This can give a name extra layers of meaning. Here are a few popular Japanese names for girls:.
In Japan, like in China and Korea, the first name follows the family name. A person with the first name "Ichiro" and the family name "Suzuki" is, therefore, called "Suzuki Ichiro" rather than "Ichiro Suzuki". Most Japanese family names consist of two kanji Chinese characters.