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  • Hiraganatip:ちょう
  • Katakanatip:チョウ
  • Householdstip:aprx. 5,000

Names and meanings by Kanji - 14 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 Chou, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the households number in Japan.

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- Chou -

Share長 - Chou -

means "long, leader, chief." Details are below.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 3,000

- Chou -

Share張 - Chou -

means "stretch, extend, expand." Details are below.

  • Stretch/Pull - To stretch or pull something, such as a bowstring.

  • Spread/Expand - To spread or expand something, making it larger.

  • Host - To host or organize an event.

  • Count - To count the number of strings on a musical instrument, such as a bow or a harp.

  • Swell - To swell or become bloated.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 1,000

- Chou -

Share趙 - Chou -

means "walk slowly."

  • Householdstip: aprx. 400

- Chou -

Share頂 - Chou -

means "summit, top, peak." Details are below.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 40

- Chou -

Share蝶 - Chou -

means "butterfly." Details are below.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 20

- Chou -

Share町 - Chou -

means "town, city, street, block." Details are below.

  • Field - A unit of land divided into furrows or ridges.

  • Furrow - A shallow trench made in the ground for planting seeds.

  • Furrow Road - A road lined with furrows.

  • Town - A local government unit.

  • Area Unit - A unit of measurement for area.

  • Distance Unit - A unit of measurement for distance.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 20

- Chou -

Share姚 - Chou -

means "beautiful. good-looking."

  • Householdstip: aprx. 20

- Chou -

Share庁 - Chou -

means "government office, agency, bureau." Details are below.

  • Office - A place where public work is conducted.

  • Room - A large room used for entertaining guests.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 10

調- Chou -

Share調 - Chou -

調 means "tune, tone, key, pitch, mood, condition." Details are below.

  • Adjust - To make suitable or appropriate by bringing into harmony or balance.

  • Arrange - To put into a proper, systematic, or logical form.

  • Mock - To ridicule or tease in a scornful or contemptuous manner.

  • Transfer - To move from one place to another.

  • Collect - To gather together or take in from scattered places or sources.

  • Tax - A compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions.

  • Tune - The quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it

  • Investigate - To observe or study by close examination and systematic inquiry.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Chou -

Share丁 - Chou -

means "ward, street, counter for houses, shops, etc." Details are below.

  • Address - Used in Japanese address notation to represent a district or ward.

  • Even Number - Used in gambling to represent an even number.

  • A unit of Tofu - Used to count tofu.

  • A unit of Metal Products - Used to count metal products such as guns.

  • A unit of Page - Used to count the number of pages in Japanese books.

  • Order - Used to count dishes or drinks ordered at a restaurant.

  • Adult Male - A man who has reached adulthood. A hardworking man.

  • Servant - A man who is employed. A man doing odd jobs, menial labor, or servitude.

  • Hit - To hit, to fit in, to encounter, to meet.

  • Fourth - Second of the Ten Celestial Stems. Fourth in rank or order.

  • Fire - Element of Wood in the Five Elements.

  • South - South in the eight directions.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Chou -

Share朝 - Chou -

means "morning, dawn." Details are below.

  • Morning - The period of time from when the sun rises until a short while afterwards.

  • Court - The place where the emperor conducts politics.

  • Attendance - To be present in the court and be seen by the emperor.

  • Reign - The period of time when one emperor ruled. Also, the era when a monarch of the same lineage ruled.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Chou -

Share徴 - Chou -

means "sign, omen, symptom." Details are below.

  • Summon - To call or invite someone to come.

  • Require - To ask for something to be done or given.

  • Collect - To take something by force.

  • Mark - A sign or symbol used to indicate something.

  • Evidence - Something that provides proof or support for a claim.

  • Omen - A sign or warning of something that is about to happen.

  • Manifest - To appear or become visible. To make something clear or obvious.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Chou -

Share鄭 - Chou -

means "rectify, govern, correct." Details are below.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Chou -

Share帳 - Chou -

means "ledger, account book, notebook." Details are below.

  • Curtain - A cloth hung from the ceiling of a room.

  • Hangings - A cloth hung from the ceiling of a room.

  • Counting - A word used to count items such as curtains and screens.

  • Notebook - A collection of multiple sheets of paper bound together for writing down items.

  • Householdstip: under 10

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