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21,378 first names, 70,620 last names, 317,184 kanji variations.
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In Japanese, there is a culture of kanji which is a set of characters that originated from Chinese characters, and the meaning of the name changes according to the choice of kanji characters.
The more numerous variations of kanji, the more common name is in Japan. On the other hand, a name with very few variations in kanji is unique and rare to the Japanese.
For Kouji, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the total number of Good!
幸 means "happiness, good fortune, luck." Details are below.
Happiness/Fortunate - Being blessed with good luck, fortune, and joy.
Cherish/Love - Showing affection and care for someone or something.
Appreciate/Like - Having a favorable opinion of something.
Imperial Visit - A visit by the emperor or empress.
Harvest - Gaining a reward or benefit from nature.
嗣 means "heir, succeed, inherit." Details are below.
To Succeed - To take over and continue the legacy of a family or lineage.
To Inherit - To receive something from a predecessor, such as a title, property, or responsibility.
To Follow - To take up the mantle of a predecessor and continue their work.
To Preserve - To maintain the traditions and customs of a family or lineage.
To Continue - To keep the legacy of a family or lineage alive.
To Succeed - It implies that the child will be successful in life and will carry on the family legacy.
To Inherit - It implies that the child will inherit the family's traditions and values.
To Follow - It implies that the child will follow in the footsteps of their parents and ancestors.
To Continue - It implies that the child will continue the family's legacy and traditions.
To Preserve - It implies that the child will preserve the family's traditions and values.
Names that have the same gender and start with K.
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Sort by Most Kanji Variation?
This is the order of names with many variations of kanji.
Basically, names with more variations are more common and familiar to the Japanese.
Sort by Most Viewed?
The names are sorted by the number of times they have been viewed on this site. This ranking is based on the behavior of users around the world, including Japan, so it does not mean that the names are commonly viewed by Japanese people only.
Please note that just because a name has been viewed more times does not mean it is a famous name in Japan.
What is Hiragana?
Hiragana is a syllabary used in written Japanese, which originated from the cursive style of Kanji.
What is Katakana?
Katakana is also a Japanese syllabary. Basically, the characters don't have any meaning by themselves, they only represent the sounds.
Japanese try to express the words came from foreign languages with the most similar sounds in Japanese using Katakana.
The names are sorted by the number of Japanese households where the surname is used.
The more households there are, the more famous and common the surname is.
About this site's data of last names