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Shoji

Shoji is a Japanese male name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used:

  • “correct; justice; righteous; a number of 1040+ reign;  be at peace;  calm down;  subdue;  quell;  govt;  cure;  heal;  rule;  conserve” (正治);
  • “prosperous; bright; clear + two” (昌二);
  • “shining; bright + two” (昭二);
  • “level + director;  official;  govt office;  rule;  administer” (庄司);
  • “auspicious;  happiness;  blessedness;  good omen;  good fortune + reign;  be at peace;  calm down;  subdue;  quell;  govt;  cure;  heal;  rule;  conserve” (祥治);
  • “victory; fast + you; thou; second person” (捷爾);
  • “badge; chapter; composition; poem; design + two” (章二);
  • “beckon; invite; summon; engage + two” (招二);
  • “leader;  commander;  general;  admiral;  or;  and again;  soon;  from now on;  just about + director;  official;  govt office;  rule;  administer” (将司).

Shoji also refers to a sliding door made of translucent paper over a frame of wood as well as also referring to a Japanese era spanning April 1199 through February 1202.

Written in hiragana it’s しょうじ (Shōji).

Origin: Japanese

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Variants:

  • Shōji
  • Shouji

 

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