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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 Ouen, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the total number of Good!
央 means "center, middle, nucleus."
Vividness - Refers to the vividness or clarity of something.
Harmony - Refers to the harmonious sound or balance of something.
Vividness - Refers to the idea of being bright and full of life.
Harmony - Refers to the idea of bringing peace and balance to the family.
圓 means "circle, round, full, complete."
Round - Having a circular shape with no sharp angles.
Complete - Having no missing parts.
Smooth - Having a gentle, curved shape.
Cute - Having a round and attractive shape.
Yen - The Japanese currency unit.
Area - The surrounding area.
Perfect - It symbolizes completeness and perfection.
Round - It symbolizes the shape of a circle, which is round and soft.
Harmonious - It symbolizes harmony and balance.
Cute - It symbolizes cuteness and sweetness.
Currency - It symbolizes the Japanese currency unit.
Area - It symbolizes the area around Japan.
応 means "response, answer, comply."
Respond - To answer or reply to a question or request.
React - To respond to another's action or influence.
Appropriate - To be suitable or fitting for a particular situation.
Ought - To be expected or necessary in a particular situation.
Respond - To suggest that the child will be responsive and attentive to the needs of others.
React - To suggest that the child will be able to respond quickly and appropriately to different situations.
Appropriate - To suggest that the child will be able to make wise decisions and act in a manner that is appropriate for the situation.
Ought - To suggest that the child will be able to recognize what is expected of them and act accordingly.
円 means "circle, yen."
Circle - A shape that is round and has no corners.
Round - Having a circular shape.
Circular - Having a curved line that forms a circle.
Smooth - Without any sharp edges or angles.
Cute - Having a round and attractive shape.
Perfect - Without any gaps or missing parts.
Currency - The unit of currency in Japan.
Area - A region or area around a certain point.
Perfection - The kanji symbolizes perfection, as it is a perfect circle with no corners or edges. This could be a meaningful name for a baby, as it conveys the idea that the child is perfect and complete.
Harmony - The kanji also symbolizes harmony, as it is a perfect circle with no sharp edges or corners. This could be a meaningful name for a baby, as it conveys the idea that the child is in harmony with the world around them.
Currency - The kanji is also used to represent the Japanese currency, the yen. This could be a meaningful name for a baby, as it conveys the idea that the child is valuable and has the potential to be successful.
Circumference - The kanji is also used to represent the circumference of a circle. This could be a meaningful name for a baby, as it conveys the idea that the child is surrounded by love and support.
桜 means "cherry blossom."
Sakura - Cherry Blossom. A deciduous tree of the rose family.
Cherry Blossom - This is a very popular name for Japanese babies, as the cherry blossom is a symbol of beauty and renewal in Japan. It is also a symbol of the fleeting nature of life, which is a reminder to cherish each moment.
Beauty - The kanji for sakura (桜) can also be interpreted as “beauty”, making it a great name for a baby. It is a reminder to the parents and the child that beauty is something to be cherished and appreciated.
Renewal - The cherry blossom is a symbol of renewal and new beginnings, making it a great name for a baby. It is a reminder to the parents and the child that life is constantly changing and that each moment is a chance to start anew.
Strength - The kanji for sakura (桜) can also be interpreted as “strength”, making it a great name for a baby. It is a reminder to the parents and the child that strength is something to be cultivated and appreciated.
縁 means "edge, border, brink, bond, connection."
Surroundings - The area or environment around something.
Climb - To climb up something.
Connection - A connection between two or more things.
Coincidence - A chance occurrence of two or more events at the same time.
Porch - A covered area at the entrance of a house.
Connection - A strong connection between parent and child, symbolizing the strong bond between them.
Coincidence - A chance occurrence of two or more events at the same time, symbolizing the special bond between parent and child.
Names that have the same gender and start with O.
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Sort by Most Kanji Variations
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.
English Transcription is a term used when translating Japanese names into English. It represents a romanised version of the name with the aim of reproducing the pronunciation as accurately as possible. English Transcription can also be used for name searches.
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