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Gender: Girl Meaning: Full Life Origin: Japanese Pronunciation: Yah Yo Ee Related Names: Yahyoi, Yayoe

Yayoi: Popularity

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13,592th+ most popular girls name in the UK

Unrecorded number of
births in 2012

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Additional information about the name Yayoi:

This female Japanese name can be found across Asia although is most popular within Japan or Japanese speaking countries. When using Japanese characters to write this name the first character is ‘Ya’ which means full and complete, together with ‘Yoi’ which means life and/or birth. Other possibilities include ‘Ya’ where it means increasingly and ‘Yoi’ meaning genuine.

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