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crocket
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I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby crocket » May 18th, 2016 1:27 pm

Japanese names sound nice. I want to make a unique male japanese name for myself. I want the name to sound natural and nice in both english and japanese. Since I was serious about making a really cool japanese name that I can identify with proudly, I researched for a few days. I started composing names from fragments, suffixes, and prefixes.

I gathered a list of fragments below.

  • Ano-, Aki-
  • -da-
  • Hiro-
  • Ishi-, -inu-, Ino-
  • -kami-(-gami), kawa, Kita-, Kuro-, -ko-, Kono-, Komi-, -kichi
  • Mi-, -michi, -mori-, -mura-
  • -Naga-, Naka-, Negi-, -neko-
  • Oka-
  • Sono-
  • -tachi, -tama-
  • Usa-
  • -ya-, -yama-, yaki, -yako, -yuka-, yuki, Yo-
  • ...

From the fragments, I composed a list of names.

  • Tamaya, Kayama, Miyama, Mitayama, Kuroyama, Konoyama, Kitayama, Kamiyama, Kuniyama, Nakayama, Hiroyama, Ishiyama, Inuyama, Usayama, Kuniyama, Moriyama, Murayama, Negiyama, Oyama
  • Komichi, Kuromichi, Anomich, Inumichi, Sonomich, Kitamichi, Nekomichi, Nakamich(中道), Kunomich
  • Nakamura, Kitamura, Negimura, Yukimura
  • Murasaki
  • Tamako
  • Konaka(子中)
  • Yamaneko, Morineko
  • Kitagami, Nekogami, Inugami, Yamagami
  • Tomiya

Somehow, a lot of names that I came up with end in such suffixes as -yama, -michi, -mura, and -gami. However, almost all nice names were used by people, companies, and fictional characters. I'm a bit afraid of becoming one of many people who have the same name.

How can I better find male japanese names that are rarely used and sound nice in both english and japanese?

community.japanese
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Re: I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby community.japanese » May 27th, 2016 8:19 am

Crocket san,
Konnichiwa.
How about the website below?
http://www.behindthename.com
and kanji is ideogram so if you can choose kanji has a good meaning, your name is good, too.
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Re: I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby crocket » May 27th, 2016 2:47 pm

community.japanese wrote:Crocket san,
Konnichiwa.
How about the website below?
http://www.behindthename.com
and kanji is ideogram so if you can choose kanji has a good meaning, your name is good, too.
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Thanks. I started learning from existing japanese names.

keitamachida_513521
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Re: I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby keitamachida_513521 » August 30th, 2016 7:48 pm

I have some japanese boy name suggestions. If you want or liked it, then go for it.

Zakari
Jeremi
Gaho
Mairon
Eban
Aberu
Daisetsu
Nakajirou
Waki
Okahito

All the best!! Hope you will choose best one for you.

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Re: I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby ericchurch16_513559 » September 2nd, 2016 4:15 pm

I also require boy names for my nephew and i like Waki, Gaho, Eban because all of three sounds good and interesting but my brother wants unique names for his son and also name have proper and interesting meaning. Can you give me some more ideas about boy names or tell the meaning of that three names, So that i can discussed with my brother about the names. There is no necessity of any specific region names. All type of name ideas are welcomed!!

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Re: I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby keitamachida_513521 » September 3rd, 2016 3:17 pm

Waki, Gaho, Eban all that name are really good and very popular in japan and their meanings are also very good babynology.com/meaning-eban-m35.html
You can also check on internet or that link. But if you want some other names without any specific suggestions, then thta names are:
Jack
Edward
Zein
Jacob
William
Wolverin
Addy
Halgo
Karlan
Usamah
Somnus
Darnell
That's all are the names and meaning of that names are also very interesting and unique. You can search name origins, meanings,numerology number and all that kind of variations on internet also. All the very best. Hope your brother will choose best one for his child.

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Re: I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby komoto » January 24th, 2017 1:16 pm

There are so many Japanese names. (Different Kanji, same Katakana.)
It was too difficult to me.
Anyway my favorite Kanji is '悠'. It means 'long last'.
when I make my Japanese name for online character, I always input Kanji '悠'.

It could be helpful to use Japanese name maker or Japanese name dictionary also.
http://ltool.net/japanese-names-make-my-japanese-name-in-english.php
http://ltool.net/japanese-names-list-in-english.php

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Re: I need help with making a male japanese name for myself.

Postby community.japanese » February 13th, 2017 10:38 am

さん、
さん、
komotoさん、
Konnichiwa.
Please refer to the website which is cool kanjis for boys.
http://www.weddingpark.net/magazine/6603/
:)
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