When the character 嘉 is used in a name, it means praise, praise, happiness, joy. Its Chinese romanisation (pinyin) is jiā. Its Cantonese romanisation (jyutping) is ga1. This character is popular in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia and is unusual in Macau and Singapore.

Cantonese Pronunciation

Mandarin Pronunciation

Simplified Chinese

Cantonese Pinyin

ga1

Hanyu Pinyin

jiā

Mandarin Phonetic Symbols

ㄐㄧㄚ

Popularity (Boy)

Mainland China: ★★★☆☆
Hong Kong: ★★★★☆
Macau: ★☆☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★★★☆☆
Malaysia: ★★★☆☆
Singapore: ★☆☆☆☆

Popularity (Girl)

Mainland China: ★★★☆☆
Hong Kong: ★★★★★
Macau: ★☆☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★★☆☆☆
Malaysia: ★★★★★
Singapore: ★☆☆☆☆

Five Elements

Wood

The boy names that contain this character

嘉俊 嘉豪 嘉銘 嘉謙 嘉軒 嘉朗 嘉樂 嘉霖 嘉榮 嘉盛
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The girl names that contain this character

嘉怡 嘉慧 嘉欣 嘉敏 嘉琪 嘉儀 嘉熙 嘉雯 嘉晴 嘉穎
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