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Boy Name: Sanjiro

Name: Sanjiro
Pronunciation: \s(a)-nji-ro, san-jiro\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: praise; admirable
Origin: Japanese
Similar Names: Tanjiro, Sandro, Sandero, Benjiro, Kenjiro, Renjiro


Sanjiro \s(a)-nji-ro, san-jiro\ as a boy's name is pronounced sahn-jee-roh. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Sanjiro is "praise; admirable".

Similar baby names are Tanjiro, Sandro, Sandero, Benjiro, Kenjiro and Renjiro.


Sanjiro is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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