What does Hanako mean?
Hanako [hanako] as a girls' name is pronounced hah-nah-koh. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Hanako is "flower child".
Associated with: flower.
(female) Hannako, Honako, ..
(male) Hanahon, Hanato, ..
How popular is Hanako?
Hanako is an uncommon given name for females. Hanako is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of Hanako and related names. The only prominent alternative form of Hanako (outside Top 2000) is Hana (#860 the previous year). This form of Hanako reached the height of its popularity a decade ago (usage of 0.02%) and is almost as popular today (usage 0.01%, ▼16.5%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aniko, Hadara, Hadasa, Hagar, Hajar, Hajna, Hala, Halah, Hamna, Hamnah, Hanaan, Hanah, Hanalee, Hanan, Hania, Haniah, Hanina, Hanita, Haniya, Hanja, Hanka, Hanna▼, Hannah▼, Hanne, Hannia, Hannie, Hanny, Hannya, Hansika, Hany, Hanyah, Hasana, Hava, Haya, Hazal, Hena, Henka, Maeko, Mariko, Nariko and Tamiko. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hanako.See names in meaning and etymology.