Jiro (given name)
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|Meaning||It can have many different meanings depending on the kanji used.|
Jirō can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:
- 次郎, "next, son"
- 次朗, "next, melodious"
- 二郎, "second, son"
- 二朗, "second, melodious"
- 治郎, "reign, son"
- Jiro (musician) (born 1972), bassist of the Japanese rock band GLAY
- Jiro Aichi (治郎, born 1969), Japanese politician
- Jirō Akagawa (次郎, born 1948), Japanese novelist
- Jiro Akama (二郎, born 1968), Japanese politician
- Jiro Ando (慈朗), Japanese manga artist
- Jirō Asada (次郎, born 1951), Japanese novelist
- Jiro Bevis (次郎), an English illustrator
- Jiro Horikoshi (二郎, 1903–1982), chief engineer behind many Japanese fighters of WWII
- Jiro Kamiharako (次郎, born 1966), Japanese ski jumper
- Jiro Kikkawa (born 1929), Japanese Australian ornithologist
- Jiro Komaki, a Japanese film director
- Jiro Manio (born 1992), Filipino actor
- Jiro Nakano (二郎, 1902–2000), Japanese composer
- Jiro Ono (politician) (次郎, born 1953), Japanese politician
- Jiro Ono (chef) (次郎, born 1925), Japanese sushi master, subject of the 2011 film Jiro Dreams of Sushi
- Jiro Saito (斉藤 次郎), Japanese businessman
- Jiro Saito (actor) (斉藤 次郎), Japanese voice actor
- Jiro Vasey (治郎), samurai
- Jiro Wang (born 1981), Taiwanese actor and singer
- Jiro (Blue Dragon) (ジーロ), a character in the Blue Dragon video game
- Jiro (Kamen Rider) (次狼) or Garulu (ガルル), a supporting character in the Kamen Rider Kiva tokusatsu series
- Jiro (Kikaider) (ジロー), the main protagonist in the Android Kikaider tokusatsu series
- Jiro Ueda (次郎), the main character in Trick TV series
- Jiro (ジロ), the famed Sakhalin Husky of the 1958 Japanese Antarctica expedition, depicted in the 1958 Japanese film Nankyoku Monogatari
- Erlang Shen 二郎神 Chinese god
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