The name Junko is of Japanese origin and the meaning of Junko is ‘obedient’, ‘genuine’, ‘pure’. It is typically a name given to baby girls. Another meaning is 'obedient child'. It is composed of the Japanese words 'jun', translating to 'obedience', 'pure' and 'ko', translating to 'child'. A famous name association is Junko Tabei who was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest and to complete the Seven Summits.