Multiple meanings depending on the
Region of origin
Kyōko or Kyoko or Kyouko ( is a very common feminine きょうこ, キョーコ) Japanese given name. Not to be confused with Kiyoko.
Possible Writings [ edit ]
The final syllable "ko" is typically written with the kanji character for child, 子. It is a common suffix to female names in Japan. The first syllable "Kyō" can be written several different ways, with different meanings.
京, "of the city or of the capital,"
今日, "of today,"
響, "echo, can also mean influential,"
The name can also be written in
hiragana or katakana.
Real People [ edit ]
with the given name Kyōko
Kyoko Aizome (恭子), an AV actress, singer, director, and writer
Kyoko Ariyoshi (京子), a Japanese shōjo manga artist
Kyoko Ayana (杏子), a Japanese AV idol
Kyoko Chan Cox, the daughter of Yoko Ono and jazz musician Anthony Cox
Kyoko Edo, a pianist
Kyoko Fukada (恭子), a Japanese actress, model, and singer
Kyoko Gardiner, a Japanese poet, artist, and theorist
Kyoko Hamaguchi (京子), a Japanese freestyle wrestler
Kyōko Hasegawa (京子), a Japanese actress
Kyoko Hayashi (京子), a Japanese author
Kyoko Hikami (恭子), a Japanese voice actress
Kyoko Ina (恭子), a Japanese figure skater
Kyoko Inoue (京子), a Japanese professional wrestler
Kyoko Iwasaki (恭子), a Japanese swimmer, Olympic gold medalist
Kyoko Izawa (京子), a Japanese politician
Kyōko Koizumi (今日子), a Japanese singer and actress
Kyōko Kishida (今日子), a Japanese actress, voice actress, and children's book writer
Kyōko Kagawa (京子), a Japanese actress
Kyoko Kano, an older sister of the Japanese celebrities Kano Sisters
Kyoko Kitamura, a Japanese American musician
Kyoko Miyagi aka Kyouko Tonguu (恭子), a Japanese voice actress
Kyoko Mizuki (杏子), a Japanese writer
Kyoko Nakajima (京子), Japanese AV idol
Kyoko Nakayama (恭子), a Japanese politician
Kyoko Nishikawa (京子), a Japanese politician
Kyoko Takezawa (恭子), a Japanese violinist
Kyoko Terase (今日子), a Japanese voice actress
Kyoko Yamada, a Japanese voice actress
Kyoko Yamamoto (京子), a J-pop singer Kyoko Orozco, de Iguala, Gro. :D
Fictional characters [ edit ]
with the given name Kyōko
Kyoko Harase (京子), a character in the 2003
J-Horror film Ju-on: The Grudge 2 Kyoko Himeji, a character from Girl's High (Joshikousei)
Kyoko Kirisaki, a fictional pyrokinetic
Kyoko Honda (今日子), a character in the manga and anime series Fruits Basket
Kyoko Minazuki (響子), a playable character in the fighting game series Rival Schools
Kyoko Iwase(恭子), a racing character from Initial D series.
Kyoko Mogami (キョーコ), the main heroine of the shōjo manga Skip Beat!
Kyoko Otonashi (響子), the female protagonist of the manga and anime series Maison Ikkoku
Kyoko Zeppelin Soryu (キョウコ), a character in the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion
Kyoko Sasagawa (京子), a character in the anime series Katekyo Hitman REBORN! Kyoko, a friendly home computer in the 2008
Janet Jackson album Discipline. Kyoko Hoin, a character in
Kodomo no Jikan Kyoko Okudera, the main female protagonist in the Japanese horror movie
Chakushin Ari 2 Kyoko, a To-Oh University student in the anime and manga series
(appears volumes 3 and 4, episodes 9, 10, and 15). She is noted for her crush on the Detective L. Death Note Kyoko, a young woman who comes to New York City to find a man who taught her to dance salsa, from the novel
Kyoko by Ryū Murakami. Kyoko a character in
Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? Kyouko Sakura a character in
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Kyouko Toshino a character in
Yuru Yuri Kyōko Shirafuji (白藤 杏子), a female character in the manga and anime series
Working!!. Kyouko Kasodani, a Touhou Project character.
Kyouko Kirigiri, a character in
Fiction works [ edit ]
Kyoko, a novel by Ryū Murakami.
Kyoko or, in English, Because of You, a film inspired by Ryū Murakami's book.
References [ edit ]
^ Kyoko - Meaning and origin of the name Kyoko