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Japanese boy(male) name Zen
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  • Gender:Male
  • Hiraganatip:ぜん
  • Katakanatip:ゼン
  • English transcriptionstip:Zen, Zenn
  • Nickname examplestip:

    Zenchan(ぜんちゃん)Click to speech ぜんちゃんZenkun(ぜんくん)Click to speech ぜんくんZentan(ぜんたん)Click to speech ぜんたん

Names and Meanings by Kanji - 12 variations

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 Zen, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the total number of Good!

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means "zen, meditation, contemplation."

  • Zen - A Buddhist practice of meditation and contemplation to focus the mind and gain insight into the nature of reality.

  • Abdication - The act of giving up a position of power or authority, such as a throne.

Name ideas examples

  • Meditation - It reflects the idea of focusing the mind and finding inner peace.

  • Zen Buddhism - It reflects the teachings of Zen Buddhism, which emphasize the importance of mindfulness and living in the present moment.

  • Abdication - It reflects the idea of giving up power or authority in order to make way for a new leader.

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means "good, virtuous, kind."

Name ideas examples

  • Good - Having a high quality or being admirable.

  • Fortunate - Having good luck or success.

  • Respectable - Having a high status or being honorable.

  • Admirable - Deserving of admiration or respect.

  • Kind - Showing kindness and thoughtfulness.

  • Harmonious - Being in harmony or having a friendly relationship.

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means "all, whole, entire."

  • All, Everything - Completely without any flaws or defects.

  • Complete, Whole - All parts are present and intact. Everything is present.

  • Accomplish, Achieve - To do something without any problems or difficulties and to successfully complete it.

Name ideas examples

  • All, Everything - Symbolizing that the baby is perfect and complete in every way.

  • Complete, Whole - Representing that the baby is complete and has all the necessary components to be successful.

  • Accomplish, Achieve - Signifying that the baby will be able to accomplish and achieve all their goals in life.

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means "scaffold, jetty, wharf."

  • Bridge - A bridge made of wood that spans a steep cliff or other obstacle.

  • Shelf - A shelf made of boards.

  • Enclosure - A fence used to keep livestock.

  • Crossbar - A horizontal piece of wood used to prevent a board from sliding.

  • Frame - The bones of a door or a sliding screen.

Name ideas examples

  • Bridge - Symbolizing strength and stability, a bridge is a great name for a baby, as it conveys the idea of connecting two sides and overcoming obstacles.

  • Shelf - A shelf is a great name for a baby, as it symbolizes the idea of being organized and having a place for everything.

  • Enclosure - An enclosure is a great name for a baby, as it conveys the idea of protection and safety.

  • Crossbar - A crossbar is a great name for a baby, as it symbolizes the idea of being strong and resilient.

  • Frame - A frame is a great name for a baby, as it conveys the idea of being the foundation of something and having a strong structure.

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means "mend, repair, patch up."

  • Repair, Fix - To mend, repair, or restore something to its original condition.

  • Arrange, Organize - To put things in order or arrange them in a neat and orderly way.

  • Govern, Rule - To exercise authority over or control someone or something.

  • Prepare, Provide - To make ready or provide something for a particular purpose.

  • Copy, Duplicate - To make an exact copy of something.

  • Strengthen, Fortify - To make something stronger or more powerful.

Name ideas examples

  • Arrange, Organize - To symbolize the hope that the baby will be organized and orderly in life.

  • Prepare, Provide - To symbolize the hope that the baby will be provided with all the necessary resources to succeed in life.

  • Strengthen, Fortify - To symbolize the hope that the baby will be strong and resilient in life.

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means "front, before."

  • Before - Refers to something that is ahead in time or space.

  • In Advance - Refers to something that is done beforehand.

  • Past - Refers to something that happened in the past.

  • Guide - Refers to something that leads or guides.

  • Allocation - Refers to the amount or portion assigned to someone. For example, three servings of food.

  • Honorific - Refers to a title of respect used to refer to a noble person.

Name ideas examples

  • Forefront - It implies that the baby is a leader and will be at the forefront of whatever they do.

  • Preceding - It implies that the baby will be the first to do something and will be a pioneer in their field.

  • Past - It implies that the baby will have a strong connection to their past and will be able to draw on the wisdom of their ancestors.

  • Guide - It implies that the baby will be a source of guidance and will be able to lead others in the right direction.

  • Allocation - It implies that the baby will be able to manage resources and will be able to allocate them in a fair and equitable manner.

  • Noble - It implies that the baby will be of high status and will be respected by others.

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means "spring, fountain, well."

Name ideas examples

  • Spring - A symbol of life and renewal, a reminder of the beauty of nature.

  • Source - A reminder of the importance of having a strong foundation and a reliable source of support.

  • Afterlife - A reminder of the importance of living life to the fullest and cherishing the time we have.

  • Currency - A reminder of the importance of having financial stability and security.

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means "gradually, steadily, little by little."

Name ideas examples

  • Gradually, Progressively - To move forward slowly and steadily.

  • Sign, Omen - A sign or indication of something about to happen.

  • Beginning - The point in time or space at which something starts.

  • Soak, Saturate - To make something completely wet by immersing it in liquid.

  • River - A natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream.

  • Mountain - A large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abruptly from the surrounding level.

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means "zen, meditation, contemplation."

Name ideas examples

  • To surrender - This meaning implies a sense of humility and respect, and could be a good choice for a baby name to represent a sense of surrendering to the will of the universe.

  • To transfer - This meaning implies a sense of passing on something of value, and could be a good choice for a baby name to represent a sense of passing on knowledge and wisdom to the next generation.

  • To honor - This meaning implies a sense of reverence and respect, and could be a good choice for a baby name to represent a sense of honoring the traditions and customs of one's ancestors.

  • To celebrate - This meaning implies a sense of joy and celebration, and could be a good choice for a baby name to represent a sense of celebrating life and all its wonders.

  • To revere - This meaning implies a sense of awe and reverence, and could be a good choice for a baby name to represent a sense of revering the divine and the sacred.

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means "nature, naturally, so, thus."

  • Affirmation, Agreement - Used to express affirmation or agreement.

  • State - Used to indicate a state when attached to other words. For example, "suddenly".

  • Connective - Used as a connective particle.

  • Burning - To burn.

Name ideas examples

  • Affirmation - A reminder of the importance of affirming and agreeing with others.

  • State - A reminder of the importance of being aware of one's state of mind and emotions.

  • Connective - A reminder of the importance of connecting with others.

  • Burning - A reminder of the importance of having a passionate and burning spirit.

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Hiragana and katakana, which are phonetic but without inherent meaning.

ゼン- Zen -

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Hiragana and katakana, which are phonetic but without inherent meaning.

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