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Gender: Neutral. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 4 (Ranked #6114).

What does the name "Jin" mean?

Jin (Japanese): Tenderness

The name "Jin" is of Japanese origin and it means "Tenderness". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 13 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nij". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jni". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Jin" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Jin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,336 babies born with the name Jin in the United States. That's more than enough Jins to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1961 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jin" was in 2012 with a total of 52 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jin" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 39 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Jin popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jin

Jin Au-Yeung

Jin Au-Yeung is a rapper, songwriter, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Jin was born in 1982 as Jin-Au Yeung in Miami, Florida, United States.


Jin Je Young

Jin was born in 1977.


Past life for Jin born Jul 23, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.