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Todo Aoi’s name meaning in Japanese

Todo Aoi written in kanjiJujutsu Kaisen

Kanji and meanings of Todo’s name

Unlike his meat head personality, kanji letters of Todo Aoi’s name is elegant.

What’s his name mean? Let’s see it together!


To written in kanji

TO is east. It’s one of the most common kanji letter seen in Japanese family names.


Do written in kanji

DO means a building. Not a modern building, but a shrine to enshrine gods and Buddha.

The family name TODO exists in reality and there are approximately 540 people with this name in Japan, mainly in Toyama and Hokkaido prefecture. The origin is said to be the name of the place in Toyama prefecture. It seems the Todo family in Toyama moved to Hokkaido area as pioneers and their names rooted there too.


Aoi written in kanji

AOI is hollyhock. This is a picture of it and they are lovely!

photo: flower of alcea rosea

For Japanese people, we think up this crest when it comes to Aoi. It’s the family crest of the Tokugawa family and called “Aoi no gomon”. This AOI insists asarum caulescens and the crest copies its leaves.

picture: a family crest of the Tokugawa family that designed alcea rosea

Tokugawa Shogunate have governed Japan over 260 years since 1603A.D. This crest was a symbol of the Tokugawa family and only the members of the family are allowed to use it. You can see them at temples related to the Tokugawa family.

picture: a crest of the tokugawa family at toshogu temple
picture: a temple roof with an aoi crest

About the word AOI as a name, it’s a very popular name for girls because of its elegant and ladylike impressions.

It’s completely opposite to the character of Todo Aoi in Jujutsu Kaisen. But the flower language of aoi is ambition. Don’t you think it’s a very suitable word for his personality?

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