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Posted 3/8/08 , edited 3/26/08
Japanese Female Names

Aiko : "Love" , "affection" , "child"

Ayame : "Iris"

Chika : (chi) "scatter" & (ka) "flower".

Hana : "flower"

Hiroko: (hiro) "tolerant, generous", (hiro) "abundant", (hiro) "prosperous" combined with (ko) "child"

Hoshiko : (hoshi) "star" & (ko) "child"

Chou : "butterfly"

Kanon : (ka) "flower" & (non) "sound"

Keiko : (kei) "celebrate", (kei) "respect" , (kei) "open" combined with (ko) "child"

Kumiko : (ku) "long time", (mi) "beautiful" combined with (ko) "child"

Misaki : (mi) "beautiful" & (saki) "blossom"

Miki : (mi) "beautiful" & (ki) "chronicle"

Mariko : (ma) "real, true", (ri) "village" & (ko) "child"

Michiko : (mi) "beautiful", (chi) "wisdom, intellect" & (ko) "child"

Michi : "path" ( this name is used for both genders )

Midori : "Green"

Nana : from a duplication of Japanese (na) "vegetables, greens", (na) a phonetic character.

Sakura : "cherry blossom" though it is often written using the hiragana writing system, It can also come from (saku) "blossom" & (ra) "good"

Umeko : (ume) "plum" & (ko) "child"

Yuko : (yu) "gentleness, superiority" & (ko) "child"

Yasu : "peaceful", "peace" , "level"

Yuki : "happiness" , "snow" It can also come from (yu) "reason" combined with (ki) "valuable" or (ki) "chronicle"

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That was just a small sample of Japaneses female names .. I highly recommend a site , which is especillay made for names internationally : www.behindthename.com
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Sumire-violet

thats all lol
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miki- flower stalk, yay
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Kotori means little bird, and Ringo means apple
.....I thought that was cool..... Awsome list thank you *arigato*
Posted 3/23/08
i know a website that shows female japanese names and their meanings:

http://www.20000-names.com/female_japanese_names.htm

i hope that helps
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i like this post......what does the name haruko mean?
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what does Arise mean
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i love the name Inari!! but is it true it means shrimp lool.. hehehehe can we name it for a boy?
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Answering the previous questions :

to Scarlet , kaede-hime, please check what you have shared .. i recommend www.behindthename.com

to mirapopular : Thank you so much for sharing

to zutarianavatard : it means (haru) "spring" or (haru) "sun, sunlight" combined with (ko) "child"

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I apologize to everyone , we had some mistakes in the previous list ... We got it fixed .. Enjoy !! my favorite is Yuko
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ERRR... how about Jusibi Rerafu???? my name is not godd! huhuh... anyways.. please tell e what does it mean?
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lyrah wrote:

ERRR... how about Jusibi Rerafu???? my name is not godd! huhuh... anyways.. please tell e what does it mean?


Yours is just a name .. no meaning for it .. and i actually like it , light on the tongue when you pronounce unlike many names ..

When I've searched for your name, I've got this result .. Incase you wanna see how it works ..

http://www.behindthename.com/php/search.php?nmd=n&terms=jusibi&submit=Go
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what does mariam mean????
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f9a9101 wrote:

what does mariam mean????


i went to the website.....it didnt really show my name!
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f9a9101 wrote:


f9a9101 wrote:

what does mariam mean????


i went to the website.....it didnt really show my name!



Yeah .. Mariam is just a name dear .. some people name their kids in honor of another person.. Names doesn't always have a meaning
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emma128 wrote:


f9a9101 wrote:


f9a9101 wrote:

what does mariam mean????


i went to the website.....it didnt really show my name!



Yeah .. Mariam is just a name dear .. some people name their kids in honor of another person.. Names doesn't always have a meaning


ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.................... in my country it means flower....!!!!but ohwell thanx anyway^^
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