US Popularity:21936
Meaning:Flower child
Hanako is a girl's name of Japanese origin, meaning “flower child.” Derived from the Japanese boy name Hana, meaning “flower,” this beautiful name has idyllic qualities and is a lovely choice for nature lovers. But even better for those invested in the spooktacular, Hanako is also the name of a popular figure from Japanese urban legend, Hanako of the Toilet. This ghostly little girl is said to haunt school bathrooms and will answer if you call her name. Whether you prefer to embrace the flower child meaning or wish to embrace the eerie side of this title, baby Hanako will undoubtedly rock this name with pride!

Hanako Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
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from 2020
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  • Japanese Names .info, Hanako

  • Behind the Name, Hanako, April 2021

  • Japanese Given Names by Ivona Barešová, pg. 237

  • Japanese Names .info, Hana

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