Kenji (given name)

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Miyazawa Kenji.jpg
Kenji Miyazawa, a poet and author of children's literature
Pronunciation Ken-jí
Gender Male
Word/name Japanese
Meaning Different depending on the kanji
Region of origin Japanese
Other names
Related names Ken

Kenji (けんじ, ケンジ) or Kenzi is a Japanese given name for boys.

Possible writings[edit]

Kenji can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

  • 賢二, "wise, second"
  • 健二, "healthy, second"
  • 健次, "healthy, next"
  • 謙二, "modest, second"
  • 研二, "research, second"
  • 憲次, "constitution, next"
  • 健司, "healthy, rule"
  • 健治, "healthy, govern"
  • 賢治, "wise, govern"
  • 健児, "healthy, child"
  • 堅志, "iron, purpose"
  • 謙, modest


Fictional characters[edit]

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