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Miwa (みわ, ミワ) is a feminine Japanese given name which can also be used as a surname.

Possible writings[edit]

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

  • 三和 "three, harmony"
  • 三輪 "three, wheel/ring"
  • 美和 "beauty, harmony"
  • 美羽 "beauty, feather"
  • 美輪 "beauty, wheel/ring"
  • 美環 "beauty, ring; circle; loop"

The given name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.


with the given name Miwa
  • Miwa (singer) (born 1990), a musician who sung the theme song for the drama Nakanai to Kimeta Hi
  • Miwa Asao (美和, born 1986), a beach volleyball player
  • Miwa Fukuhara (美和, born 1944), a figure skater
  • Miwa Kuribayashi (栗林 未和, born 1998), Japanese women's basketball player
  • Miwa Matsumoto (美和, born 1971), a voice actress
  • Miwa Nishikawa (美和, born 1974), a director
  • Miwa Oshiro (大城 美和, born 1983), gravure idol, model and actress
  • Miwa Ota (太田 美和, born 1968), Japanese cross-country skier
  • Miwa Ueda (美和, 21st century), a manga artist
  • Miwa Yasuda (美和, born 1977), a voice actress
  • Miwa Yoshida (美和, born 1965), lead singer of the band Dreams Come True
  • Miwa Takada (美和, born 1947), an actress
with the surname Miwa
  • Akihiro Miwa (美輪, born 1935), a singer, actor, and theatre director
  • Asumi Miwa (三輪 明日美, born 1982), Japanese actress
  • Sadahiro Miwa (三輪 定広, born 1941), Olympic weightlifter
  • Shigeyoshi Miwa (三輪, born 1892), an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy
  • Shirow Miwa (三輪, born 1978), a manga artist
  • Sumio Miwa (三輪 寿美雄, born 1932), Japanese racewalker
  • Takashi Miwa (三輪, born 1969), a former professional baseball player
  • Teppei Miwa (三輪 哲平, born 2000), Japanese artistic gymnast
  • Tetsuji Miwa (三輪 哲二,, born 1949), Japanese mathematician
  • Tetsuya Miwa (三輪), the guitarist of the rock band Spitz

Fictional characters[edit]

with the given name Miwa
  • Miwa Hamato, a recurring character in the 2012 of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She is the biological daughter of Hamato Yoshi and the late Tang Shen, but was abducted by the Shredder as an infant and was renamed Karai.
  • Miwa Tamashiro (美和), a character in the anime series Kotetsushin Jeeg
  • Miwa Isono, a character in the manga series MPD Psycho
  • Miwa Kageyama (美羽), the sister of Tobio Kageyama from the anime and manga series Haikyū!!
With the surname Miwa