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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.
Even surnames with the same reading have different meanings depending on how the kanji characters are applied.
For Bonkohara, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the households number in Japan.
Introduction to how Japanese names work About this site's data of last names
盆 means "tray, basin, lantern festival." Details are below.
Tray - A plate used to carry teaware and tableware.
Bowl - A large, shallow, round vessel used to hold water, wine, etc.
子 means "child, offspring, young, junior, small thing." Details are below.
Child - A child born from parents.
Female Name - Used as a female name.
Boy - For usage with "子" for boys and "女" for girls.
Respectful Address - A respectful address for teachers, masters, and people of knowledge and status.
Thinker - A person knowledgeable in scholarship and philosophy, as well as their writings and thoughts.
Seed - A fruit or a biological egg.
Small Thing - A small or fine thing.
Rank - The fourth rank of the five-rank peerage system (公・侯・伯・子・男).
Direction - The first of the twelve directions, representing the north.
Time - The twelfth hour of the night, and the two hours before and after it.
Rat - The first of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac.
原 means "origin, source, foundation." Details are below.
Plain land/Ground - A wide, flat land or ground.
Origin/Source - Going back to the original source. The beginning or cause of something.
Forgiveness - To not blame someone for their mistakes.
Seriousness/Integrity - Being serious and honest. Being sincere and honest.
Last names that have the same initial of B.
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This is the order of names with many variations of kanji.
Basically, names with more variations are more common and familiar to the Japanese.
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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