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 Jordy (K.J.), ..
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)
Shown below is the baby name history of Kenji for boys. 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.