Here are a few Japanese / non-Japanese name coincidences. A good source of Japanese names is Jim Breen's free electronic dictionary enamdict. Most of these are between Japanese and English, but coincidences for other languages are also noted here.
|Japanese name||Non-Japanese name||Notes|
|Naomi||Naomi||English. The spelling is the same, although the pronunciation is different. See How do I write an English word in Japanese?|
|Sara||Sara||English. The spelling is the same as Sara, although the pronunciation is different. See How do I write an English word in Japanese?|
|Teru||Tel (short form of Terrance)|
Thanks to Juho Viitasalo for some suggestions.
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