Japanese, Male, Numbers, S names, Virtues/Attributes


Shinji is a Japanese male name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used such as:

  • shin 真 “true; reality; genuine” + ji 二 “two”;
  • shin 信 “truth; trust; faith” + ji 二 “two”;
  • shin 信 “truth; trust; faith” + ji 治 “reign; govern; administrate; regulate” ( 信治);
  • shin 真 “true; reality; genuine” + ji 治 “reign; govern; administrate; regulate” (真治);
  • shin 伸 “lengthen; increase; expand” + ji 志 “purpose; will; resolve; determination” (伸志);
  • shin 伸 “lengthen; increase; expand” + ji 二 “two” ( 伸二);
  • shin 真 “true; reality; genuine” + ji 司 “director; official; ruler; administer” (真司);
  • shin  “true; reality; genuine” + ji 嗣 “heir; succeed” (真嗣);
  • shin 慎 “humility; be careful; discrete; prudent” + ji 治 “reign; govern; administrate; regulate” (慎治).

There are likely other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it’sしんじ. Shin is also a Japanese male name that can be used on its own.

Origin: Japanese



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