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Kenichi Enomoto.jpg
Ken'ichi Enomoto, a singing comedian
Gender Male
Word/name Japanese
Meaning Different depending on the kanji
Other names
Related names Ken, Kenji, Kenzo, Jun'ichi, Shin'ichi

Ken'ichi or Kenichi (けんいち, ケンイチ)[needs IPA] is a very common masculine Japanese given name.

Possible writings[edit]

Ken'ichi can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

  • 賢一, "wise, one"
  • 健一, "healthy, one"
  • 憲一, "constitution, one"
  • 謙一, "humble, one"
  • 建一, "build, one"
  • 研一, "polish, one"
  • 兼一, "concurrently, one"

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

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