Kenzō or Kenzo or Kenzou (けんぞう, ケンゾウ) is a common masculine Japanese given name.

Possible writings

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

  • 賢三, "wise, three"
  • 健三, "healthy, three"
  • 謙三, "humble, three"
  • 健想, "healthy, concept"
  • 建造, "build, create"
  • 健蔵, "healthy, storehouse"
  • 憲蔵, "constitution, storehouse"
  • 研造, "polish, create"

The name can additionally be written in hiragana or katakana.



  • Kenzo Harper, a recurring character in the British sitcom My Family
  • Kenzo Kobayashi (兼三), an original character in the tactical role-playing video game series Super Robot Wars
  • Kenzo Tenma (賢三), the main character in the Monster series