Proper Names Dictionary

Japanese proper names glossary of family names, given names, places, products, companies, famous people, organizations, railway stations, etc.. Over 740,000 translations total.

  • search using Japanese, rōmaji, kanji, or kana, or English
  • use wildcards: * (asterisk) for zero or more characters, _ (underscore) for exactly one character (wildcards work only on Japanese keywords but you can use them with rōmaji)


Use tags with your keywords to specify the type of name you are looking for:

family names
places, geographical locations
businesses, brands
commercial products
art, movies, books, etc.
given names
male given names
female given names
notable, popular people
Japanese train stations


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