Ryō (given name)

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Ryō
Gender Unisex
Origin
Word/name Japanese
Meaning Depends on kanji used.
Region of origin Japanese

Ryō (りょう, リョウ?) is a unisex Japanese given name. It is sometimes romanized as Ryou, Ryoh, or Ryo.

Kanji[edit]

The meaning of the name differs based on the kanji used to write it. Kanji used to write this name include:[1]

People[edit]

Film and television[edit]

Directors and producers[edit]

  • Ryo Sugimoto (born 1976, 亮), Japanese film and television directors

Live film and television actors[edit]

Voice actors[edit]

Illustrators and writers[edit]

Music[edit]

  • Ryo, leader of the Japanese musical group Supercell
  • Ryo Fukui (born 1948), Japanese pianist
  • Ryo Fukawa (born 1974, りょう), Japanese comedian and musician
  • Ryo Kawakita (born 1978, 亮), member of Maximum the Hormone band
  • Ryo Kawasaki (born 1947, 燎), Japanese jazz fusion guitarist
  • Ryo Nagamatsu (亮), Japanese video game music composer
  • Ryo Noda (born 1945, 燎), Japanese composer and saxophonist
  • Ryo Okumoto (born 1959, 亮), Japanese rock keyboardist
  • Ryo Owatari (born 1972, 亮), Japanese guitarist
  • Ryo Nishikido (born 1984, 亮), Japanese idol, actor, singer, and member of the J-pop group Kanjani8

Politics and government[edit]

  • Narasaki Ryō (1841–1906, 龍), wife of Sakamoto Ryōma, an architect of the Meiji Restoration
  • Ryō Kurusu (1919–1945, 良), officer in the Imperial Japanese Army
  • Ryo Shuhama (born 1950, 了), Japanese politician with the Democratic Party of Japan

Sport[edit]

Baseball[edit]

  • Ryo Akiyoshi (born 1989, 亮), Japanese baseball player
  • Ryo Hidaka (born 1990, 亮), Japanese baseball player
  • Ryo Hijirisawa (born 1985, 諒), Japanese baseball outfielder
  • Ryo Hirai (born 1991, 諒), Japanese baseball player
  • Ryo Sakata (born 1986, 遼), Japanese baseball player
  • Ryo Watanabe (born 1982, 亮), Japanese baseball player

Football[edit]

  • Ryo Adachi (born 1969, 亮), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Fukudome (born 1978), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Hiraide (born 1991, 涼), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Kanazawa (born 1988), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Kobayashi (born 1982, 亮), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Kushino (born 1979, 亮), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Matsumura (born 1994, 亮), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Miyaichi (born 1992, 亮), Japanese football player contracted to the 2. Bundesliga
  • Ryo Nagai (born 1991, 龍), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Nojima (born 1979), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Nurishi (born 1986, 亮), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Oishi (born 1977), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Okui (born 1994, 諒), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Shinzato (born 1990, 亮), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Sakai (born 1977, 良), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Tadokoro (born 1986, 諒), Japanese football player
  • Ryo Takeuchi (born 1991, 涼), Japanese football player

Other sport[edit]

Characters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Breen, Jim (2011). Japanese Names Dictionary. Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group. Retrieved 2012-12-02.