公 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 公 mean?

Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.

How to read 公?

Kunyomi... おおやけ/oyake,きみ/kimi

Onyomi... コウ/ko,ク/ku

jinmeikun... akira, isao, kimi, kin, sato, tada, tadashi, taka, toru, tomo, nao, hito, hiro, masa, yuki,

* 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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type common-use kanji
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公 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
nao
Katakana:
ナオ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
Name:
tasuku
Katakana:
タスク

Kanji:
佑公
Meaning:
  • Help. To cover up.
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
Name:
kosuke
Katakana:
コウスケ

Kanji:
公亮
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Clear. Bright. Clearly. A clear appearance. True. Help.
Name:
akira
Katakana:
アキラ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
Name:
koki
Katakana:
コウキ

Kanji:
公基
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Fundamentals. Foundation. The foundation of things. The foundation of a building. Basis. Based on.
Name:
yuko
Katakana:
ユウコウ

Kanji:
優公
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
Name:
masato
Katakana:
マサト

Kanji:
公人
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
kikuko
Katakana:
キクコ

Kanji:
紀公子
Meaning:
  • Rule. Organize and record in a logical and sequential manner. Age. To proceed in an orderly fashion.
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Children
Name:
kimika
Katakana:
キミカ

Kanji:
公香
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Scent. Good smell, fragrant. Aromatic. A scented object that produces a fragrance.
Name:
kumi
Katakana:
クミ

Kanji:
公美
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
kota
Katakana:
コウタ

Kanji:
公太
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
kimiyasu
Katakana:
キミヤス

Kanji:
公康
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Peaceful. Gentle. Sturdy. Health. A peaceful state of mind with no worries. Peace of mind. To be at ease. Enjoyment. Fun.
Name:
kimiyasu
Katakana:
キミヤス

Kanji:
公寧
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Tranquil
Name:
kimiya
Katakana:
キミヤ

Kanji:
公也
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Affirmation. Words for exclamations, questions, and antonyms.
Name:
kosaku
Katakana:
コウサク

Kanji:
公作
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Create. To produce. Something made. To cultivate. To begin. To make for the first time. To do. Human behavior. Movement. Work. To stand. Occur. Appearances.
Name:
yoshihiro
Katakana:
ヨシヒロ

Kanji:
美公
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
Name:
kimihisa
Katakana:
キミヒサ

Kanji:
公悠
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
Name:
kimihisa
Katakana:
キミヒサ

Kanji:
公久
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • For a long time. From long ago. From the past.
Name:
kiminori
Katakana:
キミノリ

Kanji:
公訓
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • Teach. Interpretation.
Name:
kimito
Katakana:
キミト

Kanji:
公人
Meaning:
  • Public. Matters concerning the country or government. Government, state, office. To be known by many people. Obvious. Something ostensible. Unbiased. Correct. Neutral. A person of high status, such as a son, emperor, or monarch.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.

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