健 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 健 mean?

Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.

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How to read 健?

Kunyomi... すこやか/sukoyaka,たけし/takeshi, したたか/shitataka

Onyomi... ケン/ken

jinmeikun... katsu, kiyo, kiyoshi, take, takeshi, takeru, tatsu, tate, taru, tsuyo, tsuyoshi, toshi, masaru, yasu,

* 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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健 / related names

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Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
健人
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
takeru
Katakana:
タケル

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
Name:
kenta
Katakana:
ケンタ

Kanji:
健太
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
健翔
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
健渡
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • To cross. To move something from hand to hand. To cross a river or sea. To live in the world.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
健斗
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Ladle. A tool with a handle for scooping water or alcohol. A square for measuring the amount of grain, liquid, etc. A unit of capacity, 1斗 is about 18 liters. The name of a constellation, such as the Big Dipper or the South Star. Small. The name of a constellation. Suddenly.
Name:
kentaro
Katakana:
ケンタロウ

Kanji:
健太郎
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
kengo
Katakana:
ケンゴ

Kanji:
健吾
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Myself. Me. First-person pronouns. My. A word used to call someone close to you. To prevent. To stop.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
健跳
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • To jump. Dance up.
Name:
tatsuki
Katakana:
タツキ

Kanji:
健貴
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Precious. High in status or value. High in price. A word expressing respect for others.
Name:
shoken
Katakana:
ショウケン

Kanji:
正健
Meaning:
  • Correct. To be reasonable. to fix. exactly. To be in just the right state. New Year. The beginning of things. The original. The real.
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
Name:
takeaki
Katakana:
タケアキ

Kanji:
健暁
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Bright. Dawn. Smart. Well-informed. clear. To teach and admonish. To state.
Name:
takeru
Katakana:
タケル

Kanji:
健瑠
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Lapis lazuli.
Name:
kengo
Katakana:
ケンゴ

Kanji:
健悟
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Enlightenment. Awaken to the truth. Awaken from your doubts. Quick to understand. Wise. Awakening from sleep. God and Buddha announce.
Name:
yuken
Katakana:
ユウケン

Kanji:
悠健
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
Name:
takeru
Katakana:
タケル

Kanji:
健琉
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Ruri(lapis lazuli). Name of a gemstone. A deep blue to indigo-colored gemstone. One of the seven treasures.
Name:
kenyu
Katakana:
ケンユウ

Kanji:
健祐
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Help from God and Buddha. To protect and help.
Name:
shoken
Katakana:
ショウケン

Kanji:
将健
Meaning:
  • A person who leads an army. One of the ranks of military personnel. To support. To move forward. To obey. To offer.
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
健督
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Keep your eyes on
Name:
takeyoshi
Katakana:
タケヨシ

Kanji:
健善
Meaning:
  • Healthy. Strong. Strong and sturdy. Brave. Good health. To make strong. Strong and firm. Extremely. Terribly. Tough. Competent.
  • Good. A good thing. Good deeds. Good people. Excellent. Splendid. Favorable. Congratulations. To approve. Cherish. To take good care of. To deal with things well. Get along well.

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