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Cool Japanese Names

You Must Check Out These Seriously Cool Japanese Names Right Now

Need some cool Japanese names? Then you have come to the right page, since here is an article that enlists some nice Japanese names with their meanings.
AptParenting Staff
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2018
When it comes to naming the new addition to your family, you want the name to be the most unique and having an interesting meaning. If you have decided to give your baby a Japanese name, then you will be happy to know that there are several trendy ones with unique meanings. Given here is a list of unique baby names in Japanese.

Cool Japanese Girl Names
  • Aiya ― Beautiful silk
  • Akane ― Brilliant red
  • Akiko ― Bright light
  • Akira ― Bright, clear
  • Amaya ― Night rain
  • Ami ― Friend
  • Annaisha ― Helpful guide to others
  • Chieko ― Wise child
  • Chika ― Wisdom
  • Chinami ― One thousand waves
  • Chiyoko ― A thousand generations
  • Cho ― Butterfly, born at dawn
  • Dai ― Great
  • Daruma ― Famous Buddhist
  • Den ― Bequest from ancestors
  • Emiko ― Smiling child
  • Ena ― Gift from God
  • Eri ― Blessed prize
  • Eshima ― True blessed intention
  • Hayami ― Rare unusual beauty
  • Hekima ― Wisdom
  • Hideyo ― Superior generations
  • Hikaru ― Light shining
  • Hiriko ― Generous
  • Hiroko ― Magnanimous, generous child
  • Hisa ― Long-lasting
  • Hoshi ― Star
  • Humiya ― History, healthy boy
  • Katsumi ― Victorious beauty
  • Kazashi ― Hair ornament
  • Kazue ― Branch, first blessing
  • Kazumi ― Harmonious beauty
  • Keiko ― Happy child
  • Kichi ― Fortunate
  • Kiko ― Hope
  • Kikue ― Chrysanthemum branch
  • Kimi ― Beauty of the century
  • Mai ― Brightness; flower
  • Maiko ― Dancing child
  • Majime ― Earnest one
  • Mamiko ― Child of Mami
  • Manami ― Love of beauty
  • Maria ― Sea of bitterness
  • Maru ― Round
  • Masako ― Truth child
  • Masumi ― Increasing beauty, true purity
  • Matsuko ― Pine tree
  • Mayoko ― Child of Mayo
  • Rikona ― Intelligence
  • Rin ― Park, a village
  • Rini ― Little bunny
  • Risa ― Growing flowers at home
  • Rui ― Affectionate
  • Ruri ― Emerald
  • Ryoko ― Good child
  • Sachi ― Blessed, lucky
  • Sadashi ― Ambitious one
  • Sai ― Talented
  • Sakae ― Prosperous
  • Sakiko ― Blossom child
  • Sakurako ― Child of Sakura
  • Wakumi ― Beautiful spring of water
  • Wattan ― Homeland
  • Yo ― Positive
  • Yoko ― Good girl
  • Yori ― Reliable, trustworthy
  • Yoshima ― Good luck girl
  • Yoshino ― Fertile field
  • Yuka ― Fragrant, friendly blossom
  • Yume ― Dream
  • Yumi ― Excellent beauty
Cool Japanese Boy Names
  • Akemi ― Beauty of dawn
  • Aki ― Bright
  • Akihiro ― Shining prince
  • Akio ― Bright boy
  • Akira ― Intelligent
  • Akiyama ― Mountain
  • Amida ― The name of Buddha
  • Arata ― Fresh
  • Atsushi ― Cordial
  • Botan ― Peony
  • Dai ― Beloved and adored one
  • Daiki ― Of great value
  • Daisuke ― Great helper
  • Eiji ― Splendid ruler
  • Fudo ― God of fire and wisdom
  • Fujita ― Field
  • Fumio ― Scholarly child
  • Goro ― Fifth son
  • Hachiro ― Eighth son
  • Hajime ― Beginning
  • Haru ― Born in the spring
  • Haruo ― Springtime man
  • Hideaki ― Shining excellence
  • Hideki ― Splendid opportunity
  • Hideo ― Splendid man
  • Hikaru ― Light shining
  • Hiro ― Broad
  • Hiroaki ― Widespread brightness
  • Hiroki ― Abundant joy
  • Hiromasa ― Broad-minded and just
  • Hiromi ― Wide-seeing
  • Hiroshi ― Abundant
  • Hiroyuki ― Widespread happiness
  • Hisao ― Long-lived man
  • Hisashi ― Long-lived
  • Hisoka ― Secretive, reserved
  • Hitoshi ― Even-tempered
  • Ichiro ― First son
  • Isamu ― Courageous
  • Isao ― Honor
  • Isas ― Meritorious
  • Iwao ― Stone man
  • Izanagi ― Mythological deity
  • Jiro ― Second-born son
  • Joji ― Farmer
  • Jun ― Obedient
  • Jun'ichi ― Obedience
  • Kanaye ― Zealous one
  • Kane ― Golden
  • Kano ― Water god
  • Katashi ― Firmness
  • Katsu ― Victory
  • Katsuo ― Victorious child
  • Kazuhiko ― First, harmonious prince
  • Kazuhiro ― Harmony widespread
  • Kazuki ― Pleasant peace, shining one
  • Kazuo ― Harmonious man
  • Ken ― One's own mind
  • Kenichi ― Town's founder
  • Kenji ― Intelligent ruler
  • Kenshin ― Modest truth
  • Kenta ― Healthy, stout
  • Kichiro ― Lucky son
  • Kin ― Golden
  • Kioshi ― Quiet
  • Kisho ― One who knows his own mind
  • Kiyoshi ― Pure, saintly, the quiet one
  • Kohaku ― Amber
  • Koichi ― Shining prince
  • Kunio ― countryman
  • Madoka ― Tranquil
  • Makoto ― Sincerity
  • Mamoru ― Protective
  • Manabu ― Studious
  • Masa ― Good son
  • Masaaki ― Correct brightness
  • Masahiko ― Correct prince
  • Masahiro ― Broad-minded
  • Masakazu ― First son of Masa
  • Masaki ― Correct record, elegant tree
  • Nori ― Good son
  • Norioman ― Of principles
  • Osamu ― Ruler
  • Raiden ― Mythological god of thunder
  • Samuru ― His name is God
  • Satoru ― Enlightened
  • Takao ― Noble man
  • Takashi ― Praiseworthy
  • Takayuki ― Filial happiness
  • Yoshiro ― Good son
  • Yoshito ― Lucky man
  • Yoshiyuki ― Righteous happiness
Cool Japanese Names for Dogs
  • Ao
  • Aka
  • Ame
  • Anko
  • Ringo
  • Ichigo
  • Mikan
  • Yuzu
  • Mochi
  • Sumi
  • Ocha
  • Sakura
  • Ran
  • Hana
  • Fuji
  • Momo
  • Kokoro
  • Origami
  • Ryu
  • Sora
  • Yume
  • Niji
  • Yuki
  • Mizu
  • Taiyou
  • Kumo
  • Honou
  • Kibou
  • Yuuki
  • Riki
  • Chibi
  • Kuro
  • Shiro
  • Kin
  • Gin
  • Midori
  • Wasabi
  • Sushi
  • Koro
  • Wan
  • Wan―Wan
  • Rin
  • Kotaro
  • Shogun sama
  • Samurai
  • Katana
  • Kabuto
  • Tora
  • Tenshi
The list of cool Japanese names is quite long and the ones given above are just a few of them. So, choose a nice name from the list above and give your baby a unique identity.