[ 2 syll. ge-nji, gen-ji ] The baby boy name Genji is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is JHAHNJH-iy †. Genji is used chiefly in the Japanese language and its origin is also Japanese. The name is of the meaning two beginnings.
See also the related category japanese.
Genji is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Genji include Ganix (Basque), Gencho (Spanish), Genghis (English), Genya (Russian), Giannis (Greek), Giannos (Greek), Gioannes (Greek), Giona (Italian), Django (German), Jaemes, Jamesie, Jamesy, Jamez, Jameze, Jamies, Jamis, Jamsie (English), Janeshe, Janez (Slavic), and Janic (Breton and French).
† English pronunciation for Genji: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"