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Gender: female
Pronunciation: MEE-doh-ree
Meaning: green
Related Names: Dori, Midoriko, Midorikawa

Length: 6 Gender: {{#if female



Rank in 2000s: 0 0

Name: midori Origin: Japanese,, Meaning (no case): green



The name Midori is of Japanese origin, and means "the color green."[1] Many people will associate the name with the bright green melon liqueur which appears in many mixed drinks and cocktails.

According to one online dictionary, the Japanese word midori translates to "greenery," while the color green is translated as midoriiro.[1]

Midori may also be used as a surname, also of Japanese origin.


In the United States, Midori is an uncommon first name for girls. It has not appeared on the list of top 1000 baby names in any recorded year.[1]

According to, Midori is number 572,122 on the list of most common surnames in the United States. Almost all of the people with the surname Midori are to be found in the state of California.[1]

Midori is a more popular name in Japan than in the United States.[1][1]


  • Midori Melon Liqueur was first introduced in the United States in 1978.[1]



Author: Sarena Ulibarri


Facts about MidoriRDF feed
Gender female  +
Length 6  +
Meaning green  +
Meaningnc green  +
Name midori  +
Origin Japanese  +
Popularity 0  +
Pronunciation MEE-doh-ree  +
Rank in 2000s 0  +
Related Dori  +, Midoriko  +, and Midorikawa  +
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