Ryoko

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ryoko
Ryoko Hirosue at Kochi Yosakoi Matsuri 1.jpg
Ryoko Hirosue, a Japanese actress and singer
Pronunciation Japanese pronunciation: [ɾʲoːko]
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Japanese
Meaning Different meanings depending on the kanji used
Region of origin Japan
[1]

Ryōko or Ryouko is a Japanese female given name. The meanings of Ryoko vary depending on which kanji is used to write the name.

Possible writings[edit]

  • 涼子 - "refreshing, child"
  • 亮子 - "helpful, child"
  • 良子 - "good, child"
  • 諒子 - "understanding, child"
  • 遼子 - "distant, child"

People[edit]

  • Ryōko Hirosue (広末 涼子, born 1980), Japanese singer and actress
  • Ryoko Kobayashi (小林涼子, born 1989), Japanese actress
  • Ryoko Kuninaka (国仲 涼子, born 1979), Japanese actress and singer
  • Ryoko Nagata (永田 亮子, born 1975), Japanese voice actress
  • Ryoko Nakano (中野 良子, born 1950), Japanese actress
  • Ryoko Ono (小野 涼子, born 1977), Japanese voice actress
  • Ryoko Shinohara (篠原 涼子, born 1973), Japanese singer and actress
  • Ryoko Shintani (新谷良子, born 1981), Japanese singer and voice actress
  • Ryōko Shiraishi (白石 涼子, born 1982), Japanese voice actress
  • Ryoko Tani (谷 亮子, (née Tamura, 田村), born 1975), Japanese former judoka and current politician
  • Ryoko Watanabe (渡辺 良子, born 1961), Japanese pink film actress, adult video performer, and gravure idol who was popular in the 1980s
  • Ryoko Yamagishi (山岸 凉子, born 1947), Japanese female manga artist
  • Ryoko Yonekura (米倉涼子, born 1975), Japanese actress and fashion model

Fictional characters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryoko-Meaning and origin of the name Ryoko