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Pronunciation Sá-ts-kí
Gender Unisex
Word/name Japanese
Meaning Different depending on the kanji used
Region of origin Japan
Other names
Related names Yayoi

Satsuki is a traditional Japanese name for the month of May (五月). It is commonly used as a feminine given name and, more rarely, as a surname or a masculine name.

Possible writings[edit]

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

Either as a given name or surname
  • 五月, "May"
  • 早月, "early moon/month"
  • 皐月, "swamp/shore", "moon/month"
  • 皐, "swamp/shore"
As a given name only
  • 咲月, "blossom", "moon/month"
  • 沙月, "sand", "moon/month"
  • 幸希, "happiness", "rare/hope"

The given name can also be written in hiragana (さつき) or katakana (サツキ).


Given name
  • Midori Satsuki (五月), a Japanese actress

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