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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 Ryuu, 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
笠 means "hat, bamboo hat." Details are below.
Umbrella - A device used to protect from rain or sunlight.
Protection - A tool used to shield from rain or sunlight.
龍 means "dragon, imperial dragon, mythical creature." Details are below.
Dragon - A mythical creature, often used as a metaphor for an emperor or a hero.
Tall Horse - A horse that is more than eight feet tall, considered to be of superior quality.
竜 means "dragon, imperial, mythical creature." Details are below.
Dragon - A mythical creature, often associated with power and strength.
Metaphor for an emperor or a hero - A symbol of greatness and power.
A horse of more than eight feet tall - A horse of exceptional quality.
劉 means "liu: surname, willow." Details are below.
Connect/Join - To link or unite two or more things together.
Arrange/Line Up - To put things in a particular order or position.
Axe/Hatchet - A tool with a sharp blade used for chopping wood.
Sword - A long, sharp-edged weapon used for cutting or thrusting.
流 means "stream, flow, current." Details are below.
Flow - To flow, to stream, for water to flow, to drift, to wander.
Spread - To spread, to disseminate, to pass on.
Exile - To exile as a punishment, to send away to a distant place.
Stream - A stream, a flowing river, a changing state.
Fellowship - Companions, bloodline, same kind.
Status - Quality, class, rank, social standing.
Unfounded - Something without basis, something done carelessly, something uncertain.
Counting - A way of counting flags or brooms.
溜 means "accumulation, gathering, storage." Details are below.
To collect or gather in one place - This can refer to the gathering of water, people, or other objects in one place.
To flow - This can refer to the flow of water, such as a river or stream.
To drip or trickle - This can refer to the dripping or trickling of water, such as rain.
Last names that have the same initial of R.
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Basically, names with more variations are more common and familiar to the Japanese.
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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