Kanji and meanings of Momo’s name in Jujutsu Kaisen
A witch like Jujutsu sorcerer, Nishimiya Momo. Her name is very girly and cute in japanese.
NISHI means west. This is one of the most common kanji letters used for Japanese family names and names of the places.
This MIYA is also a letter generally used for family names. It means a shrine, a place for noble people.
The family name NISHIMIYA really exists and it’s seen mainly in Tokyo, Chiba and Akita prefecture in Japan. Most of them are derived from the names of the places. Though many of Jujutsu Kaisen characters have rare family names, Nishimiya is very standard one.
MOMO is peach. This kanji gives cute and girly impressions and popular for girl names.
In Japan, we have an annual event for girls called “Momo no Sekku (peach festival)”. It occurs Marh 3rd and we display Hinaningyo (Hina dolls) for wishing little girls healthy growth. A Japanese girl has her own set of Hina dolls and displays it when the peach festival season is coming.
They are Hina dolls and it’s a traditional rule to decorate the peach flowers beside a female doll.
The peach has been a symbol of life energy and longevity from ancient times and its flower is also auspicious.
The first name MOMO or MOMOKO are popular names for girls because of its lovely impression and good meanings.
Nishimiya Momo is half Japanese and half American. Her appearance with blonde hair and blue eyes looks like American, and her name sounds completely Japanese.