YourNameInJapanese: Write Your Name in Japanese Online

Israel Nicolas 24-01-2010

Recently we featured an app that lets you write like an Egyptian. Now with this tool, you can learn how to pronounce and write your name in Japanese online. YourNameInJapanese is a simple web tool that translates your name into kanji characters and lets you discover what your Japanese friends might call you in their language.


write your name in japanese online

To use YourNameInJapanese, type in your name in the box and hit the “<i>Translate</i>” button. You can choose from a few different character styles to see how differently the characters are written. The site also teaches you how your name is pronounced correctly. Then you can download your translated name as an image file. The Japanese write foreign names phonetically. As a result, it is not always possible to have your name translated into Japanese characters with its exact pronunciation. Nevertheless, this tool is a dictionary containing about 3,700 names.

write your name in japanese online


  • Lets you know your translated name in Japanese.
  • Shows you how your name will be written using kanji characters.
  • Free service; no signup required.
  • Supports about 3,700 names.

Check out YourNameInJapanese @


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  1. Kiki
    April 2, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    this is stupid!

  2. Mara
    February 15, 2010 at 7:58 am

    You can learn how to pronounce words in French, Spanish, German, Italian and English on Babbel