When the character 子 is used in a name, it means gentlemen, lucky, knowledge, virtue. Its Chinese romanisation (pinyin) is zǐ / zi. Its Cantonese romanisation (jyutping) is ji2. 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

ji2

Hanyu Pinyin

zǐ / zi

Mandarin Phonetic Symbols

ㄗˇ / ˙ㄗ

Popularity (Boy)

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

Popularity (Girl)

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

Five Elements

Water

The boy names that contain this character

子謙 子朗 子軒 子樂 子喬 子健 子浩 子龍 子諾 子聰
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The girl names that contain this character

子晴 子淇 子欣 子恩 子柔 子瑩 子翹 子瑤 子瑜 子慧
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