Naoko


Naoko
Naoko
Naoko Mori.jpg
Naoko Mori, an actress
Gender Female
Origin
Word/Name Japanese
Meaning many different meanings depending on the kanji used.
Other names
Related names Nao
Naomi

Naoko (なおこ, ナオコ?) is a common feminine Japanese given name which is occasionally spelled Nahoko (なほこ, ナホコ?).

Contents

Possible writings

Naoko can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

  • 直子, "obedient, child"
  • 尚子, "esteem, child"
  • 奈緒子, "Nara, cord, child"
  • 菜緒子, "greens, cord, child"
  • 奈央子, "Nara, center, child"
  • 菜穂子, "greens, ear (of grain), child"
  • 奈保子, "Nara, keep, child"

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

People

Characters

  • Naoko (直子), a character in the novel Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
  • Naoko Akagi (ナオコ), a minor character in the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Naoko Kamikishiro (直子), a character in the light novel and manga Boogiepop and Others
  • Naoko Yamada (奈緒子), the main heroine of the Japanese TV drama series Trick
  • Naoko Yanagisawa (奈緒子), a character in the anime and manga series Cardcaptor Sakura

Other uses

  • Naoko (film), a 2007 movie starring Ueno Juri
  • Naoko, the English title of the 1999 novel Himitsu by Keigo Higashino

See also


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