Japanese name and gender database

The Japanese database contains 7.154 first names categorized by gender and 11.246 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in Japan and gives background information about the database.

is not ver well organised and only have a few open data initiatives. Countries like have a reasonable quality first name, last name and gender database. Unfortunately we didn't receive an official Japanese name and gender database. The 7.154 first names we detected in Japanese are based on official first names from other countries. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 34.314 public profiles that we found in Japanese open data sources.

Popular Japanese first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Takashi 250 1.0% American Singaporean British
Hiroshi 243 1.0% American Chinese British
Daisuke 218 0.9% American Thai Canadian
Satoshi 208 0.8% American British Canadian
Yusuke 205 0.8% American Singaporean Thai
Hiroyuki 199 0.8% American British Singaporean
Takeshi 195 0.8% American Mexican Brazilian
Ken 189 0.8% American British Canadian
Akira 183 0.7% American British Brazilian
Kenji 180 0.7% American Brazilian French
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 34.314 Japanese profiles from which 24.516 (71%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Japanese first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Yuki 246 2.5% American Chinese German
Akiko 103 1.1% American British Canadian
Yuko 89 0.9% American Canadian British
Yu 84 0.9% American Chinese British
Yoko 84 0.9% American British Indonesian
Yuka 75 0.8% American French British
Tomoko 66 0.7% American British Canadian
Keiko 66 0.7% American British Brazilian
Aya 64 0.7% Egyptian American Palestinian
Yumi 56 0.6% American South Korean Brazilian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 34.314 Japanese profiles from which 9.798 (29%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Japanese last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Suzuki 351 1.0% American Brazilian French
Sato 332 1.0% American Brazilian French
Tanaka 291 0.8% American Brazilian French
Takahashi 275 0.8% American Brazilian French
Watanabe 256 0.7% American Brazilian French
Nakamura 238 0.7% American Brazilian French
Kobayashi 198 0.6% American Brazilian French
Yamamoto 187 0.5% American Brazilian French
Ito 183 0.5% American Brazilian French
Saito 168 0.5% American Brazilian French
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 34.314 Japanese profiles having 11.246 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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