Baby Names

22 Uncommon Japanese Baby Names

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This lovely name is more commonly heard with baby girls, but it’s widely recognized as being equally appropriate for boys. However, it’s still uncommon with either sex. Most sites around the web translate Kokoro as some variation of “heart,” “mind,” or “feelings,” although variations in the Kanji can make it mean “superiority” or “idea.” The name has gained some slight traction in the United States in recent years, especially as modern parents desire to honor their ancestry or other cultures, but don’t expect to see the name with any regularity any time soon! Kokoro, no matter what the meaning, is still decidedly uncommon.

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