Mariko: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mariko

Mariko

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Mariko is a Japanese name. In many baby name books, it is described as "ball child", but this is not correct most of the time. In Japanese names, meanings widely depends on what kanji (Chinese characters) are used.
The commom meanings of "Mariko" are "the truth" or "ten thousand miles".
Ending with a 'ko' is very common for girls in Japan.

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真理子=the truth
万里子=ten thousand miles
万梨子-ten thousand pears
真利子=true worth
茉莉子=jasmine

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From the book "Shogun"

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