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Japanese Name Gender Finder:

The Japanese name chart to find out if it is a boy's name or girl's name / given name or family name.

New Message: Finally, I have updated this page. It should be mobile friendly now. I kept the page as simple to use & fast to load as possible. Hope everyone doesn't mind the change. Thank you for using this page, everyone. (^.^) (7 Nov 2016)

After years of spending time in the English speaking countries, I still have a problem to figure out which gender some English names are for. I used a wrong title several times in the past. (e.g. Ms for a male manager when I sent my CV applying for a job...)

I created a chart to find the gender for English names for Japanese people, and many people found it useful. Then I thought some of you might have the same problem for Japanese names as we have for English names, so here is a chart for you - Japanese Name Gender Finder!!!

I hope it will be helpful...

Note: I made this list simply I thought it would be useful to know/guess the gender from names because we occasionally use Mr/Mrs/Ms/Miss and She/He in our writings/conversations. And for a non-native speaker, the uncertainty of a person's gender (= a fear of making mistakes/being rude) will lead hesitation in communicating with the person. Please understand that I have no intention of encouraging users to prejudge people by gender. Thank you!


Click the initial of the Japanese name!


Where to buy kimono? - One of the most frequently asked questions I get.

Here are links to buy kimono from Japan: Women's kimono / Men's kimono / Kids' kimono
Warning: The pages are in machine translated English... and some of them are amusing... :-)

B...Boy's Name (Given name/first name for male)
G...Girl's Name (Given name/first name for female)
F...Family Name (Last name)
Note: Bold indicates 'commonly used for'.
*Please be aware that there is no rule without exceptions! People use boys name for girls and girls name for boys quite often these days.
NameB/G/FNameB/G/FNameB/G/F
SaburoBSachiGSachikoG
SadaFSadaharuBSadahigeB
SadakoGSadakunoBSadanobuB
SadaoBSadatakeBSadayoshiB
SaeGSaekiFSaekoG
SaemonBSagaFSaigoF
SaikakuBSaikiFSaionjiF
SaitoFSaitohFSaizawaF
SajiFSakagamiFSakaiF
SakakibaraFSakamaeGSakamotoF
SakanoueFSakataFSakiG
SakikoGSakiyuraiFSakodaF
SakubaraFSakueGSakukoG
SakuraGSakurabaFSakuraiF
SakurakoGSakuroGSakutaroB
SamaGSambaBSammiyaF
SanakoGSandaFSaneatsuB
SanetomoBSanjiroBSanjoF
SanjuroBSanoFSanrakuB
SantoFSanzoBSaoriG
SaromiFSarumaraFSasadaF
SasakawaFSasakiFSassaF
SataGSatakeFSatoF
SatohFSatokoGSatomiG
SatoruBSatoshiBSatoyaF
SawakoGSawamatsuFSawamuraF
SawaoBSayaGSayoG
SayokoGSayukiFSayuriG
SegawaFSeiGSeibeiB
SeiesnsuiBSeihachiBSeihoB
SeiichiBSeijiBSeikaB
SeikiBSeikoGSeinosukeB
SeiryoBSeishiroBSeishisaiB
SeisonBSeitaroBSekaG
SekiGSekienBSekigawaF
SekineFSekozawaFSenGF
SenichiBSenmatsuFSenzoB
SeoFSerizawaFSessueB
SetsukoGSettanBSharakuB
ShibaFShibaguchiFShibanumaF
ShibasakiFShibasawaFShibataF
ShibukjiFShichirobeiBShideharaF
ShigaFShigaharaFShiganoriF
ShigeGShigeakiBShigekazuB
ShigekiBShigekoBShigemasaB
ShigematsuBShigemitsuFShigemoriB
ShigenagaBShigenobuBShigeruB
ShigetakaBShigetokiBShigiF
ShigochiyoBShiheiBShihiB
ShikiBShikiteiFShikoB
ShikukFShimaFShimadaF
ShimakageFShimamuraFShimanouchiF
ShimaokaFShimazakiFShimazuF
ShimedzuFShimeiBShimizuF
ShimohiraFShimpeiBShimuraF
ShingenBShinichiBShinjiB
ShinkichiBShinkoFShinoB
ShinobuBGShinozakiFShinozukaF
ShinrikiyaruBShinsakuBShinsuiB
ShintaroBShinzoBShiokawaF
ShiokoGShiomiFShionoyaF
ShioriGShiotaniFShioyaF
ShirahataFShiraiFShiraishiF
ShiraneFShirasuFShiratoriF
ShiroBShirokawaFShirosamaB
ShiroyamaFShiskikuraFShizuG
ShizueGFShizukaGShizumaF
ShoBShoboFShodaF
ShogoBShoheiBShoichiB
ShoinBShojiBShojiroB
ShokenGShokoBGShorakuB
ShosukeBShotaroBShoyoB
ShozaburoBShozoBShuichiB
ShujiBShukishiBShukoB
ShumeiBShumkichiBShunB
ShunfenBShunchoBShungyosaiB
ShunichiBShunjiBShunkoB
ShunmyoBShunsenFShunshoB
ShunsoBShunsukeBShusakeB
ShusakuBShusuiBShuzoB
SiagyoFSoetsuBSofuB
SogaFSohBSohdaF
SohoFSoichiroBSojuroB
SomaFSomeyaFSoneF
SonodaFSoraiBSosaB
SosekiBFSoshitsuBSoshuB
SosukeBSotanBSotaroB
SotatsuBSotomuraFSozenB
SozuiBSsekienBSu?G
SubaruBSuenamiFSuezoB
SugaiFSugaseFSugawaraF
SugiharaFSugimotoBSugimuraF
SugisataFSugitaFSugitaniF
SugiyamaFSuiGSukejuroB
SukenobuBSuketsuneBSukeyasuB
SukoGSumiGSumieG
SumikoGSumioBSumiteruB
SumitimoFSumitomoBSunadaF
SusumuBSuzamboFSuzueG
SuzukiFSuzukoG  

(^.^)/~Thank you for your contributions: JJ, kam, moti, kai, Susumu Zenyoji, Trench...

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