余 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 余 mean?

More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.

How to read 余?

Kunyomi... あまる/amaru,あます/amasu,ほか/hoka, われ/ware

Onyomi... ヨ/yo

jinmeikun...

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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余 / related names

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Name:
kiyoko
Katakana:
キヨコ

Kanji:
伎余子
Meaning:
  • Skill. Performing arts. Talent. A fine stage. From the image of Kabuki, it is a metaphor for someone with talent in the arts.
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Children
Name:
kiyoko
Katakana:
キヨコ

Kanji:
輝余子
Meaning:
  • Shining. Glittering. Brilliant. Splendid.
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Children
Name:
yoshi
Katakana:
ヨシ

Kanji:
余史
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • History. History books. Documents. Records. A person who is in charge of records. Florid. Beautiful.
Name:
yoshi
Katakana:
ヨシ

Kanji:
余志
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
iyo
Katakana:
イヨ

Kanji:
維余
Meaning:
  • Maintain
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
Name:
riyo
Katakana:
リヨ

Kanji:
里余
Meaning:
  • Village. Countryside. Hometown. The family home of a wife or son-in-law. A pathway that runs vertically and horizontally. Paths. A unit of distance.
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
Name:
yoshichi
Katakana:
ヨシチ

Kanji:
余七
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Seven. Seventh. Kanji character for the number 7 (seven). Many times.
Name:
tsuruyo
Katakana:
ツルヨ

Kanji:
鶴余
Meaning:
  • Crane. A metaphor for long necks, whiteness, and longevity. Cranes are regarded as good luck charms because of their beauty, longevity, good marriage, and the fact that their cries can reach far away.
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
Name:
yoichibe
Katakana:
ヨイチベエ

Kanji:
余一兵衛
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Soldier. Warrior. A very strong person. Weapons and weapons used in war.
  • Protect. Go around.
Name:
yoshi
Katakana:
ヨシ

Kanji:
余思
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Think. Have a feeling or awareness. To imagine. To wish. Thinking of someone you love. Worrying. Recall. Estimate. Have feelings or evaluations.
Name:
yoshio
Katakana:
ヨシオ

Kanji:
余四男
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Four. The fourth. Kanji character for the number 4 (four). The next number after three. The pronunciation of "shi" is associated with the word "death," so it is often changed to "yo" or "yon.
  • Male. Adult male. Son.
Name:
yoshiro
Katakana:
ヨシロウ

Kanji:
余四郎
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Four. The fourth. Kanji character for the number 4 (four). The next number after three. The pronunciation of "shi" is associated with the word "death," so it is often changed to "yo" or "yon.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
yoshiro
Katakana:
ヨシロウ

Kanji:
余志郎
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
yohei
Katakana:
ヨヘイ

Kanji:
余平
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Flat. Without height, unevenness, or slope. A uniform and unchanging appearance. Equal. Calm. Gentle. An unchanging appearance. To divide. Settled. Normal. Usually. Everyday.
Name:
yori
Katakana:
ヨリ

Kanji:
余理
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • The way of things. The path or reason of things. Pattern. To set in order. Natural science.
Name:
kayo
Katakana:
カヨ

Kanji:
佳余
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Good in shape. Excellent. Splendid. The time is just right. Congratulations.
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
Name:
kayo
Katakana:
カヨ

Kanji:
華余
Meaning:
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
Name:
yasuyo
Katakana:
ヤスヨ

Kanji:
泰余
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Calm. Reassuring. Gentle. Large. Broad. Abundant. No worries. Extremely. Overbearing. extravagant. To be extravagant.
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
Name:
yoshi
Katakana:
ヨシ

Kanji:
余子
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • Children
Name:
yonoko
Katakana:
ヨノコ

Kanji:
余野子
Meaning:
  • More than enough. Surplus. To be more than that. Something other than that. To have an excess of.
  • A field. Arable land. In its natural state. It was nasty and rough. Unworthy of their status. Range. Private.
  • Children

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