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Ban
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  • Hiraganatip:ばん
  • Katakanatip:バン
  • Householdstip:aprx. 5,000
  • English transcriptiontip:Ban, Bahn

Names and Meanings by Kanji - 18 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.
Even surnames with the same reading have different meanings depending on how the kanji characters are applied.
For Ban, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the households number in Japan.

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- Ban -

Share伴 - Ban -

means "companion, accompany, partner."

  • Accompany - To go with someone or something, usually in a supportive role.

  • Follow - To go along with someone or something, usually in a subordinate role.

  • Go Together - To do something together, usually in a cooperative manner.

  • Companion - A person who accompanies another, usually in a friendly or supportive role.

  • Friend - A person who is part of a group or community, usually in a supportive role.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 4,000

- Ban -

Share番 - Ban -

means "turn, number, order."

  • Householdstip: aprx. 300

- Ban -

Share坂 - Ban -

means "slope, hill, incline."

  • Slope - A piece of land that is sloped or inclined.

  • Sloped Road - A road that is sloped or inclined.

  • Embankment - A structure built to hold back water or soil.

  • Dyke - A wall or embankment built to prevent flooding.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 100

- Ban -

Share塙 - Ban -

means "mound, hillock, embankment."

  • Hard, Stiff - Refers to a hard or stiff type of soil.

  • High - Refers to a high or elevated piece of land.

  • Rocky - Refers to a land with many stones.

  • Hill - Refers to a protruding part of a mountain or a small hill.

  • Clan - Refers to a surname used in a family.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 90

- Ban -

Share判 - Ban -

means "judgment, decision, discernment."

  • Understand, Comprehend - To clearly understand something.

  • Distinguish, Discern - To differentiate between good and bad.

  • Separate, Divide - To split apart or become separated.

  • Half, Split - One of two parts that have been divided.

  • Coin - An old form of currency, such as a large or small denomination.

  • Stamp, Seal - A design or shape used to mark something.

  • Size - The dimensions of a paper or other object.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 30

- Ban -

Share藩 - Ban -

means "domain, feudal domain."

  • Fence or wall - A fence or wall that serves as a boundary or barrier.

  • Protection - To protect or guard an area or region.

  • Feudal lord - A feudal lord who ruled a region and served as a protector of the royal family.

  • Domain - The land and people owned by a daimyo during the Edo period.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 20

- Ban -

Share万 - Ban -

means "ten thousand."

  • Ten thousand - This is a number name that is ten times the number of thousand.

  • All - This refers to everything or all of something.

  • Very many - This refers to a large number of something.

  • Never - This refers to something that will never happen, no matter what.

  • Absolutely - This refers to something that is certain and without doubt.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 20

- Ban -

Share阪 - Ban -

means "slope, hill."

  • Slope - A sloping piece of land or a sloping road.

  • Hill - A steep incline or a steep rise in the land.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 10

- Ban -

Share晩 - Ban -

means "evening, night."

  • Evening - The time from late afternoon to night.

  • Late - Being behind in time or season.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 10

- Ban -

Share播 - Ban -

means "to sow, to plant, to broadcast."

  • Sowing - To scatter seeds in a field or other area.

  • Spreading - To widely disseminate or make widely known.

  • Abbreviation - An abbreviation of the old place name Harima(播磨).

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share蕃 - Ban -

means "barbarian, foreigner."

  • To proliferate - To grow and flourish.

  • To spread - To extend or expand.

  • To increase - To become greater in number or size.

  • Fence - A barrier or enclosure.

  • Covering - Something that covers or conceals.

  • Enclosure - A space surrounded by a barrier or boundary.

  • Ebisu - A Japanese god of fortune and prosperity.

  • Foreigners - People from other countries.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share幡 - Ban -

means "flag, banner, pennant."

  • Flag - A flag that is hung or flown.

  • Turn - To turn or flip over.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share鷭 - Ban -

means "a bird of the cuinae family."

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share墫 - Ban -

means "a cask of sake. a container for sake."

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share萬 - Ban -

means "ten thousand."

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share方 - Ban -

means "direction, way, side."

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share磐 - Ban -

means "rock, boulder, crag."

  • Rock - A large, thick rock.

  • Rock - A flat, large rock.

  • To be stuck.

  • Iwaki - An abbreviation for "Iwaki(磐城)".

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ban -

Share鑁 - Ban -

means "a decoration for horses."

  • Householdstip: under 10

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