Top Kawaii Names For Your Plush

By: The Gif Plushies Family

  We all love our plush toys, but naming our plush toy is a difficult task, therefore, we made it slightly easier on you with a list of Japan’s most popular kawaii names.

All of the names have a beautiful meaning behind it. The names in the list below are super-duper 'Kawaii' which means cute in Japanese, the perfect match for any of your plushies!


1    Aika - This cute girls name means “love song”

2    Katsu - Japanese name meaning “victorious”

3    Aimi - Japanese name meaning “love, beauty”

4    Aina - Japanese name meaning “beautiful eyed woman”

5    Akahana - Japanese name meaning “bright red flower”

6    Akari - Japanese name meaning “red pear tree”

7    Akemi - This Japanese name means “bright beautiful”

8    Aki  - Japanese name meaning “autumn, bright”

9    Akiko - If you have an autumn baby then this a lovely choice, meaning “bright, autumn child”

10    Akina - Japanese name meaning “spring flower”

11    Akira - Japanese girls name meaning “intelligent” This name became popular for its use in Manga and video games

12    Amaya - Japanese name meaning “night rain” This sweet name can also be shortened to Maya

13    Ami - This sweet name means “Asia beautiful”

14    Anzu - Japanese name meaning “sweet child”

15    Aoi - Japanese name meaning “reliance on the cherry blossoms”

16    Asa - Japanese name meaning “born in the morning”

17    Asami - Japanese name meaning “morning beauty”

18    Aya - Japanese name meaning “colourful”

19    Ayaka - Japanese name meaning “a coloured flower”

20    Chie - Japanese name meaning “wisdom”

21    Chihiro- Japanese name meaning “thousand springs”

22    Chika - Japanese name meaning “scattered flowers”

23    Chiyo - This pretty Japanese name means “one thousand generations” and is common in pop culture

24    Cho - Japanese name meaning “butterfly”

25    Dai - This unique Japanese girls name means “to shine” and is pronounced dah-ee

26    Danuja - Japanese name meaning “ruler”

27    Emi - This super sweet Japanese name means “beautiful smile”

28    Emika - This elegant name means “blessed beautiful child” 

29    Emiko - Japanese name meaning “prosperous and beautiful child”

30    Ena - This short and sweet Japanese name means “gift from God”

31    Etsuko - Japanese name meaning “joyful child”

32    Gen  - Japanese name meaning “spring”

33    Hana - Japanese girls name meaning “flower”

34    Hanako - Japanese name meaning “flower, blossom”

35    Haru - This sweet name means “light, spring”

36    Haruko - Japanese name meaning “spring child”


37    Harumi - Japanese name meaning “spring, beauty”

38    Hayami - This unique Japanese name means “rare beauty”

39    Hekima - Japanese name meaning “wisdom”

40    Himari - Japanese name meaning “home of light and love”

41    Hina - Japanese name meaning “good vegetables”

42    Hiroko - Japanese name meaning “rich child”

43    Hoshi - Japanese name meaning “star”

44    Hoshiko - Japanese name meaning “star child”

45    Ichika - Japanese name meaning “one summer”

46    Ichika - Japanese name meaning “one thousand flowers”

47    Ishi - Japanese name meaning “stone”

48    Iwa - Japanese name meaning “rock”

49    Izumi - Japanese name meaning “spring or fountain”

50    Japana - This unique baby name means “ambitious”

51    Junko - Japanese name meaning “sincere child”

52    Kairi - This beautiful girls name means “ocean village”

53    Kairy - Japanese name meaning “sea”

54    Kameko - Japanese name meaning “tortoise child”

55    Kameko - This Japanese name symbolises long life and means “turtle”

56    Kamiko - Japanese name meaning “superior child”

57    Kaori - Japanese name meaning “the rope of the bird snares”

58    Kata - Japanese name meaning “worthy”

59    Katana - Japanese name meaning “honourable”

60    Katsumi - Japanese name meaning “victorious beauty”

61    Kayo - Japanese name meaning “beautiful generation”

62    Kazue - Japanese name meaning “branch”

63    Kazumi -Japanese name meaning “beautiful harmony”

64    Kei - Japanese name meaning “blessing”

65    Keina - Japanese name meaning “prosperity”

66    Keomi - This Japanese name means “smiling”

67    Keon - Japanese name meaning “pure beauty”

68    Kiaria - Japanese name meaning “fortunate”

69    Kiki - Japanese name meaning “double happiness”

70    Kiko - Japanese name meaning “hope”

71    Kimi - Japanese name meaning “righteous or beautiful story”

72    Kimiko - Japanese name meaning “valuable child”

73    Kin - Japanese name meaning “golden”

74    Kirika - Japanese name meaning “natural beauty”

75    Kishi - Japanese name meaning “happy and long life” and is pronounced kee-shee

76    Kiyo - Japanese name meaning “pure or holy”

77    Ko - Japanese name meaning “baby”

78    Kohanna - Japanese name meaning “little flower”

79    Koharu - This popular Japanese name means “little sun”

80    Koko - This little girls name means “stork”

81    Kokoro - Japanese name meaning “soul”

82    Kosuke - Japanese name meaning “rising sun”

83    Kozue - Japanese name meaning “tree”

84    Kuma - This sweet name means “bear”

85    Kumi - Japanese name meaning “forever beautiful”

86    Kumiko - This cute Japanese name means “forever beautiful”

87    Maeko - Japanese name meaning “the child of truth”

88    Mai - Japanese girls name meaning “coyote”, the perfect name for little fighters

89    Makaira - This beautiful Japanese name means “one who brings happiness”

90    Mami - Japanese name meaning “true beauty”

91    Mamiko - Japanese name meaning “daughter of the sea”

92    Mana - Japanese name meaning “affection”

93    Manami - Japanese name meaning “beautiful love”

94    Masami - Japanese baby girl name meaning “one who will become beautiful”

95    Masumi - Japanese name meaning “a woman of true purity and beautiful”

96    Mayumi - Japanese name meaning “true gentle beauty”

97    Megumi - Japanese name meaning “blessing or love”

98    Michi - Japanese name meaning “the upright path”

99    Miki - Japanese name meaning “flower stem”

100    Miku - Japanese name meaning “beautiful sky”

101    Minori - Japanese name meaning “Love of the full moon or full of love”

102    Mio - This sweet name means “beautiful cherry blossom”

103    Mirai - Japanese name meaning “future”

104    Misa - Japanese name meaning “beautiful bloom”

105    Misaki - Japanese name meaning “beautiful blossom”

106    Mitsuki - Japanese name meaning “beautiful moon”

107    Miyo - Japanese name meaning “a beautiful and charming child”

108    Miyoko - Japanese name meaning “beautiful child of the generations”

109    Miyu - Japanese name meaning “beautiful moon or beautiful kindness”

110    Miyuki - Japanese name meaning “snow”

111    Momo - This trendy Japanese name means “peach”

112    Momoka - Japanese name meaning “hundreds of flowers”

113    Morie - Japanese name meaning “beach or bay”

114    Morika - Japanese name meaning “a fragrance of the forest”

115    Moriko - Japanese name meaning “a child that hails from the forest”

116    Namika - Japanese name meaning “flower of the wave”

117    Nanami - Japanese name meaning “seven seas”

118    Nara - This adorable Japanese name means “flower from heaven”

119    Nariko - Japanese name meaning “a gentle or wolf child”

120    Natsumi - Japanese name meaning “summer beauty”

121    Niko - Japanese name meaning “two lakes”

122    Noa - Japanese name meaning “love and affection”

123    Nori - This cute girls name means “belief”

124    Noriko - Japanese name meaning “cool kid”

125    Nozomi - Japanese name meaning “hopeful truth or hopeful heart”

126    Ohta - Japanese name meaning “pure”

127    Oki - Japanese name meaning “the champion in all fields, a master”

128    Okimi - This lovely Japanese girl name means “bright shining light”

129    Rai - Japanese name meaning “gratitude”

130    Reiko - Japanese name meaning “the thankful child”

131    Ren - Japanese baby girls name meaning “lotus” and is also the Buddhist symbol of perfection

132    Rini - This cute baby name means “one who is like a little sweet bunny”

133    Rio - Japanese name meaning “cherry blossom”

134    Risa - This Japanese baby name means “growing flowers at home”

135    Ruri - Japanese name meaning “emerald”

136    Sachiko - This popular Japanese name means “the child of good luck and happiness”

137    Sakura - This traditional Japanese girls name means “cherry blossom”

138    Sara - Japanese name meaning “vivid blossom”, pronounced sah-rah

139    Sayuri - This pretty name means “a flower”


140    Seina - Japanese name meaning “rising star” and is pronounced sey-naa

141    Setsuko - This Japanese baby name means “melody”

142    Shizuko - Japanese name meaning “quiet child”

143    Sora - Japanese name meaning “she is like the sky”

144    Suki - This Japanese name has a beautiful meaning, “loved one”

145    Sumiko - Japanese name meaning “she is a beautiful child of goodness”

146    Sumire - Japanese name meaning “lovely violet”

147    Takara - This unique name means “treasure”

148    Taki - Japanese name meaning “waterfall”

149    Tamika - This sweet name means “a child of great beauty”

150    Taya - Japanese girls name meaning “young”

151    Tomoko- Japanese name meaning “friendly child or wise child”

152    Tori - This Japanese girls name meaning “bird” is a variation of the English name Victoria

153    Umi - Japanese name meaning “ocean”

154    Yoshi -  Japanese name meaning “good or respectful”

155    Yoshiko - Japanese name meaning “beautiful child”

156    Youko - Japanese name meaning “sunshine child or beautiful child”

157    Youko - Japanese name meaning “sunshine”

158    Yua - Japanese name meaning “binding love and affection”

159    Yui - This short and sweet Japanese name mean “love, gentleness”

160    Yuri - Japanese name meaning “lily flower”

161    Yuuka - Japanese name meaning “excellent flower”

162    Zen - This beautifully simple Japanese name means “peace”