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Maiko

Maiko

is a Japanese word for 'dancing girl' and is an apprentice geisha. Maiko is also a feminine Japanese given name.

Possible Writings

Maiko can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

  • 舞子 or 舞妓, apprentice geishaas a given name
  • 舞子, "dance, child"
  • 麻衣子, "hemp, clothes, child"
  • 真衣子, "truth, clothes, child"
  • 舞衣子, "dance, clothes, child"

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

Place

  • Maiko Station (舞子駅), a train station in Tarumi-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Maiko-kōen Station (舞子公園駅), a train station in Tarumi-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Nishi-Maiko Station (西舞子駅), a train station in Tarumi-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Ōmi-Maiko Station (近江舞子駅), a train station in Ōtsu, Shiga, Japan

Real People

with the given name Maiko

Fictional Characters

with the given name Maiko

  • Maico Katou (マイコ), a character in the manga series Yu-Gi-Oh! R
  • Maiko Kaji (舞子), a supporting character in the manga and anime series Hataraki Man

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