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The Frankensteiner
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Find out your Japanese name.

Postby The Frankensteiner » May 3rd, 2006 2:44 am

http://rumandmonkey.com/widgets/toys/namegen/969/

This is just for fun.
I'm sure it's not accurate and I have no idea how it generates the names but oh well, give it a shot if you like.

Mine ended up being:
Nakamura (center of the village) Kazuma (one reality)

Cool!
Kazuma Nakamura, I likes it.
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Postby JockZon » May 3rd, 2006 5:28 am

Saruwatari Aki. 猿渡 Saruwatari (monkey on a crossing bridge) 秋 Aki (autumn)

Sounds nice but could someone help me find out how I could write my name in Kanji. I borrow this thread if it's alright.

My first name is Joakim (means "Raised by God") and my last name is Andersson (now I have found that andersson is "Manly, yuusou") Anyone that could help me with this?

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sutekikanojyo
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my jap name!

Postby sutekikanojyo » June 10th, 2006 2:10 pm

Hajime mashite! Watashi wa Marta desu. Yoroshiku onegai shimasu. ^.^

Watashi no namae wa Nakamura Miharu (center of village, beautiful clear sky) desu ne! :D Suki desu yo!
*~.SutekiKanojyo.~*

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Postby helen » June 10th, 2006 6:28 pm

中村 三千代

Nakamura is "centre of the village"
Michiyo is "3000 generations"

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Postby Bueller_007 » June 10th, 2006 6:41 pm

JockZon wrote:Saruwatari Aki. 猿渡 Saruwatari (monkey on a crossing bridge) 秋 Aki (autumn)

Sounds nice but could someone help me find out how I could write my name in Kanji. I borrow this thread if it's alright.

My first name is Joakim (means "Raised by God") and my last name is Andersson (now I have found that andersson is "Manly, yuusou") Anyone that could help me with this?

Do you want the phoenetic equivalent of your name in Japanese or the do you want the meaning of your name to be the same? There's almost certainly no way that you can get both.

Maybe:
神育 ("Shin'iku" = raised by God)
益荒男 ("Masurao" = manly man)

Masurao is an actual Japanese word, and I invented Shin'iku.

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Saruwatari Chiaki

Postby Stealth » June 15th, 2006 12:46 pm

Saruwatari (monkey on a crossing bridge) Chiaki (very fine in autumn)

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Postby JockZon » June 15th, 2006 4:06 pm

I did really want the meaning but you can show me both. I was told Andersson could be translated as yuusou.

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Postby surGeonFFS » June 18th, 2006 8:48 am

小島 Kojima (small island) 海斗 Kaito (big dipper of the ocean)

Watashi no namae wa Kojima Kaito desu, yoroshiku ne... sore wa kakkoii^^
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Nate
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I am a Nakamura as well.

Postby Nate » June 21st, 2006 12:29 am

Here is my name from this website.

Nakamura (center of the village) Shun (fast person).

Interesting.

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Postby irishsf27 » June 22nd, 2006 2:58 am

That is interesting.

Mine was:

白石Shiraishi (White Stone) 聖人Masato (Sacred Person)

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Postby maxiewawa » September 13th, 2006 8:23 am

こんにちは。

秋本 Akimoto (autumn book) 雄大 Masahiro (big hero)

ともうします。

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Postby Hugo » September 15th, 2006 11:21 pm

The mines is: 山田 Yamada (mountain field) 拓海 Takumi (open sea). I think what is a nice name! :)

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Postby Stefan » September 16th, 2006 3:43 am

Are we meant to put our name in Family name, Given name in to the box or other way around? Text was ambiguous.

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Postby norgus » September 22nd, 2006 3:54 am

Foreign names don't "translate" to Japanese, they have rough phonetic equivalents and honest people write those in katakana.

In my opinion any conversion to a Kanji name is lying to yourself if you think it has any relation to your western name.

This site just uses an algorythm or something, you can enter any old crap in the text box and get a 'name' back.

for instance I entered the md5 hash of the word moron (which is 2da1ab427df46b3cf8c7b28536c41fa5 ) and got the name 松尾 Matsuo (tail of a pine tree) 健太 Kenta (healthy and plump)

I bet you guys named 2da1ab427df46b3cf8c7b28536c41fa5 love your new name!

for those interested my real name comes out as:
浜野 Hamano (seaside field) 聖人 Masato (sacred person)

and my actual Japanese rough phonetic equivalent is ニール

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Postby Noct » October 20th, 2006 3:37 am

I got: Shinohara (bamboo field) Taiki (large radiance)
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