Yuka (name)

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Yuka / Yūka
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Japanese
Meaning different meanings depending on the kanji used
Region of origin Japanese
Other names
Related names Yukari
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Yuka (ゆか, ユカ) and Yūka (ゆうか, ユウカ) are feminine Japanese given names.

Possible writings[edit]

Yuka and Yūka can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

only for Yuka
  • 由香, "reason, fragrance"
  • 由華, "reason, beautiful"
  • 由佳, "reason, good"
  • 由花, "reason, flower"
  • 結花
for both Yuka and Yūka
  • 有佳, "exist, good"
  • 有香, "exist, fragrance"
  • 優花, "tenderness, flower"
  • 優香, "tenderness, fragrance"

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

People[edit]

pronounced Yuka
pronounced Yūka
  • Yūka (優香), a Japanese actress
  • Yūka Kawashima, a Japanese singer, ex-member of Jpop group Perfume
  • Yuuka Maeda (憂佳), a former member of the Hello! Project group S/mileage
  • Yuuka Nanri (侑香), a Japanese voice actress and J-Pop singer
  • Yuka Nomura (佑香), a Japanese actress
  • Yuka Ogata (緒方 夕佳, born 1975), Japanese politician
  • Yūka Setō (勢藤 優花), a Japanese ski jumper
  • Yuka Tamada, an Indonesian Singer (4th Winner of Indonesian Idol 8)
  • Yūka Tano (優花), a Japanese idol singer in the Jpop group AKB48

Fictional characters[edit]

pronounced Yuka


pronounced Yūka

References[edit]