Kenji

Male

Meaning

Strong, healthy second son

Origin

Japanese

Pronunciation

/kɛn.dʒi/

Traits associated with the name Kenji:

Dogs named Kenji tend to be loving, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, beauty, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Kenji?

Naming your dog Kenji suggests that you have an appreciation for Japanese culture and language. It could also suggest that you are creative and have a unique sense of style.

Is Kenji a good dog name?

Kenji has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Kenji isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Kenji is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kenji was, in the past month, the 832nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Kenji is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Kenji was viewed 107 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Kenji's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Kenji is most adored in District of Columbia, Connecticut and New Hampshire.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Kenji.

Most popular breeds named Kenji:

  1. Akita Breed
  2. Shiba Inu
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Siberian Husky
  5. Shih Tzu

Kenji is found in these categories:

japanese dog names
japanese

A common male name in Japan, often meaning "intelligent second son".

exotic dog names
exotic

Hailing from Japan, this moniker channels samurai spirit and anime charm.

cute dog names
cute

Japanese origin, meaning "intelligent second son," evokes adorable Shiba Inu pups.

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Kenji dog name meaning

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