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  • Hiraganatip:げん
  • Katakanatip:ゲン
  • Householdstip:aprx. 2,000
  • English transcriptiontip:Gen

Names and Meanings by Kanji - 6 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 Gen, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the households number in Japan.

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- Gen -

Share原 - Gen -

means "origin, source, foundation."

  • Householdstip: aprx. 2,000

- Gen -

Share玄 - Gen -

means "profound, mysterious, dark."

  • Dark, Black - A dark color with a hint of red.

  • Deep, Mysterious - Something that is profound and mysterious.

  • Distant - Something that is faint and far away.

  • Heaven - The color of the sky.

  • North - The direction of north.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 200

- Gen -

Share厳 - Gen -

means "strict, severe, rigorous."

  • Strict - Refers to a situation or attitude that is very serious and does not allow any relaxation.

  • Severe - Refers to a situation or attitude that is very strict and does not allow any leniency.

  • Father - Refers to a male parent.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 60

means "source, origin."

  • Origin - The source from which a stream of water flows

  • Search - To ask

  • Genji - A reference to the Genji clan.

  • Householdstip: aprx. 30

- Gen -

Share阮 - Gen -

means "name of a country in the zhou dynasty of china."

  • Householdstip: aprx. 10

- Gen -

Share絋 - Gen -

means "new cotton. cotton filling."

  • Householdstip: under 10

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Supporting Ukraine Kids together

As the situation in Ukraine escalates, I feel with emotions too overwhelming to name. There are many children in Ukraine whose homes have been destroyed and without food and water. Gentle support is needed.

Please donate to Save the Children.

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For the kind Russian people

Apparently this isn't broadcast on Russian TV, but what the Russian government is doing isn't actually a peacekeeping operation, but is more correctly described as an invasion and looting of your relative's country, Ukraine.

The only power that can change the reality in Ukraine is for the Russian people to speak out. Please touch the world media outside of Russia to see how your government is causing the tragic situation. Thank you for a peaceful world!

e.g. UNICEF, Red Cross