|Meaning||Depending on the kanji used|
|Region of origin||Japan|
|Related names||Sakurako, Sakurazawa, Sakurano, Sakurana|
Sakura can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:
- as a given name
- as a surname
- Sakura Akaho (赤穂 さくら, born 1996), Japanese women's basketball player
- Sakura Fujiwara (藤原 さくら, born 1995), Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
- Sakura Ishimoto (石本 さくら, born 1999), Japanese shogi player
- Sakura Miyawaki (宮脇 咲良, born 1998), a Japanese idol and currently a member of J-pop girl group HKT48 and K-pop girl group IZ*ONE
- Sakura Mori (森 さくら, born 1996), Japanese table tennis player
- Sakura Nogawa (野川 さくら, born 1978), Japanese voice actress
- Sakura Oda (小田 さくら, born 1999), a Japanese singer and member of the J-pop girl group Morning Musume
- Sakura Tange (丹下 桜, born 1973), Japanese voice actress and singer
- Sakura Tsukagoshi (塚越 さくら, born 1991), Japanese cyclist
- Sakura Tsukuba (筑波 さくら), a Japanese manga artist
- Sakura Ando (安藤 サクラ, born 1986), Japanese actor
- Momoko Sakura (さくら ももこ, 1965–2018), Japanese manga artist and the main character depicted in her own manga Chibi Maruko-chan
- Emi Sakura (さくら えみ, born 1976), Japanese professional wrestler
- Ayane Sakura (佐倉 綾音 born 1994), Japanese voice actress
- Nichole Sakura (born 1989), American actress and model
- Sakura Yamauchi (山内桜良, Yamauchi Sakura), a character of the novel, manga and anime series I want to eat your pancreas
- Sakura Kiyashiki (春野 サクラ), a character of the manga and anime series Assassination Classroom
- Sakura Kono (河野 桜), a character from the manga and anime Hori-san to Miyamura-kun (Horimiya)
- Sakura Haruno (春野 サクラ), the heroine of the manga and anime series Naruto
- Sakura Kinomoto (木之本 さくら), the main heroine of the manga and anime series Cardcaptor Sakura. In the English dub of the original anime titled Cardcaptors, her name is Sakura Avalon.
- Sakura Minamoto, a character from the MAPPA idol anime series Zombie Land Saga
- Princess Sakura (サクラ), alternate self of Sakura Kinomoto in Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle
- Sakura Kakei (筧 朔羅), a character from the manga Get Backers
- Sakura Kasugano (春日野 さくら), a character from the Street Fighter series of fighting games
- Sakura (Urusei Yatsura) (サクラ), a character from the manga and anime franchise Urusei Yatsura
- Sakura Matō (間桐 桜), a main character in the adult visual novel Fate/Stay Night
- Sakura Ogawa (小川さくら), a character from the novel, manga, and film Battle Royale
- Sakura Mizrahi, a minor character from the video game Xenosaga
- Sakura Shinguji (真宮寺 さくら), a character from the Sakura Wars video games, anime and manga
- Sakura Amamiya, a character from the upcoming game Project Sakura Wars
- Sakura Yae (八重 桜), a character from the manga and game Really? Really!
- Sakura Akamatsu (紗孔羅), a character from the Betterman anime series
- Sakura Yoshino (芳乃さくら), a major character from the D.C.: Da Capo games and anime
- Sakura Kusakabe (草壁桜), main character of the Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan anime
- Sakura Nishihori (西堀 さくら), main character from the 2006 tokusatsu television series, GoGo Sentai Boukenger
- Sakura (花忍者サクラ), is an antagonist from the 1994 tokusatsu television series, Ninja Sentai Kakuranger
- Sakura (桜), a minor character from the novel and anime Kino's Journey
- Sakura (さくら), the younger sister of Tora-san in the film series Otoko wa Tsurai yo
- Sakura (Daisy), a character in the Pokémon anime series
- Sakura, one of the kimono sisters in Ecruteak City in the anime series Pokémon
- Sakura Haruno (春野 桜), a main character in Wandaba Style
- Sakura Sakurakouji (桜小路 桜), the main character in the manga series Code: Breaker
- Sakura Momomiya (さくら), the main character's Mother in Tokyo Mew Mew
- Sakura Kaname (要 咲良), a character from the anime Fafner in the Azure
- Sakura Ichitaro, a yaoi uke male character from the anime Lesson XX
- Sakura Mamiya (真宮 桜), a main character from the manga Rin-ne
- Sakura Rokujo, a main character from the anime and manga series Tokko
- Sakura Kitaōji (北大路 さくら) - a character in anime series Aikatsu!
- Sakura Ogami (大神 さくら), a character from the game Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
- Sakura Glory, the main character's mother in Rave Master
- Sakura Mizukami, one of the main characters in the manga and anime D-frag!
- Sakura Kashima, a character from the Rewrite visual novel game.
- Sakura, a character from the manga comic Virtual Hero by El Rubius
- Sakura, a character from the video game Fire Emblem Fates
- Mikan Sakura (佐倉 蜜柑), main character of the anime Alice Academy
- Chiyo Sakura (佐倉 千代), the viewpoint character in the series Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
- Minty Sakura, one of the minor characters in the 2012 Disney animated film Wreck-It Ralph
- Momoko Sakura (さくら ももこ), main character's real name in the shōjo manga series Chibi Maruko-chan
- Nene Sakura (桜 ねね), a character from the anime/manga New Game!
- Kaede Sakura (沙倉 楓), one of the main characters in the anime/manga Kämpfer
- Kyoko Sakura (佐倉 杏子), a major character from the anime/manga Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
- Meifon Sakura, a character from Valkyrie Drive- Mermaid
- Futaba Sakura, one of the main characters from Persona 5.
- Airi Sakura, a character from the anime/light novel series Classroom of the Elite.
The dictionary definition of Sakura at Wiktionary