What does Kenji mean?
Kenji [ken-ji] as a boys' name is pronounced KEN-jee. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Kenji is "intelligent second son; strong and vigorous". Kenjiro (ken-jee-ROH) means "second son who sees with insight".
Kenji has 1 variant: Kenjiro.Creative forms:
(male) Keenji, Kenjit, ..
(female) Kenki, Kenti, .. Middle name pairings:
Kenji Dev (K.D.), ..
How popular is Kenji?
Kenji is a rare first name for men. Kenji is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kenji entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #1149 in the U.S. in 2009, and is presently at #1402. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Benji, Helji, Keiji, Ken▼, Kenan, Kenedi, Kenlie, Kenly, Kenn, Kennie, Kennt, Kenny▼, Kenrik, Kent▼, Kentin, Kentt (see Kent), Keoki, Keoni, Ketti, Rinji, Seiji and Teiji. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kenji.See names in meaning and etymology.