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First Name Directory - Starting with A




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Aemi
AEMI (あえみ?) is a Japanese female given name.
Ai
Ai (Japanese: in hiragana あい, in katakana アイ, in kanji 愛, 藍, 亜衣) is a Japanese feminine given name. It could mean love, affection (愛), or indigo (藍). The kanji 亜衣 is only associated as a proper noun, it could mean Asian clothes.
Aika
Aika (あいか?) is a Japanese female given name. It can be written in hiragana: あいか.
Aiko
Aiko (あいこ, アイコ?) is a female Japanese given name.
Aimi
Aimi is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Airi
Airi (in hiragana: あいり; in katakana: アイリ, in kanji: 愛理, 愛梨?) is a Japanese feminine given name.
Akane
Akane (あかね, アカネ) is the Japanese word for 'deep red' (茜, Akane, Rubia cordifloria) and is associated with red (from the red dye made from its roots) and brilliant red. Akane can also mean Angry Child, Akane (written in a variety of forms) is both a female Japanese given name, ranked #9 of names to give girls in Japan, as well as a surname. In fiction, the name Akane has been used for various characters in anime, manga, games, books, and comics. Notable people with the name include:
Akari
Akari is a Japanese given name and term meaning "light" or "glimmer". It is also associated with:
Akemi
Akemi (あけみ, アケミ?) is a Japanese name, mostly used as a feminine given name.
Akie
Akie is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Akiko
Akiko (あきこ, アキコ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Akina
Akina (あきな, アキナ?) is a Japanese feminine given name.
Akira
Akira is a beidgeschlechtlicher Japanese name, meaning shining or bright. It occurs more often in men than in women.
Akisa
Arsimides (あきさ?) is a rare Japanese feminine given name. It can be written あきさ in hiragana or kanji.
Amane
Amane is a Japanese given name which can also be used as a surname. It is also an Ethiopian given name and a Basque given name.
Ami
Ami is a given name of Hebrew, Japanese, and Indian origins.
Anzu
Anzu is a Japanese given name for females. Anzu (杏子, あんず) means "Apricot" in Japanese. 杏子 can be another female name Kyoko or "apricot, child" as well.
Aoi
Aoi (written: 葵,碧, 青井 or 蒼井) is both a feminine Japanese given name and a Japanese surname. Notable people with the name include:
Asako
Asako (written: 麻子, 朝子, 亜少子, あさ子 or あさこ in hiragana) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Asami
Asami (あさみ, アサミ?) is a feminine Japanese given name which can also be used as a surname.
Asuka
Asuka is both a Japanese surname and a feminine or masculine Japanese given name. It is also the name of an era in Japanese history, the Asuka Jidai (飛鳥時代), which was in turn named after the Indian buddhist emperor Ashoka.
Asumi
Asumi is a feminine Japanese given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Asuna
Atsuko
Atsuko (アツコ, あつこ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Atsumi
Atsumi (written: 渥美 or 敦美) is both a Japanese surname and a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Aya
Aya is a feminine given name with multiple meanings in different languages. Aya (あや, アヤ) is a common female Japanese given name meaning "design", "colorful" or "beautiful". Aya is also a Arabic feminine name written as آية meaning "wonderful", "amazing", "miracle" or "verse" (of the Holy Quran)
Ayaka
Ayaka (あやか, アヤカ?) is a common feminine Japanese given name.
Ayako
Ayako (あやこ, アヤコ?) is a common feminine Japanese given name. Ayako can be written using different kanji characters and can mean, e.g.:
Ayame
Ayame is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ayami
Ayami (written: 文美, 彩未 or あやみ in hiragana) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ayana
Ayane
Ayane is the romanization of a feminine Japanese given name. Literally translated it means "colorful sound".
Ayano
Ayano (written: 彩乃, 綾乃, 亜弥乃 or 綾野) is both a feminine Japanese given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Ayu
Ayuka
Ayuka (あゆか?) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Ayumi
Ayumi (あゆみ, アユミ?) is a feminine Japanese given name. It is rarely used as a surname.
Azumi
Azumi can be either a Japanese given name or surname.
Azusa
Azusa (梓, あずさ) is a Japanese feminine given name, literally meaning Japanese Cherry Birch (Betula grossa), among other senses (other trees, and objects made from this wood). Notable people with the name include:





In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.


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