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Hi! I was making a original character, and I got a randomly generated name which ended up being Yuki YukI. I was wondering if this is done in Japan ever where someone has the same surname and firstname. I don't want my character to be inaccurate in any sort of fashion, so I don't know if the name needs to be changed or not.
 

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If you're talking about someone whose first and last names are the same, I don't think this is very common, sounds like a fictional character or stage name maybe. Part of this reason is that there aren't many names that work as both first and last names, though there might be some homonyms or close homonyms. There are names that may sound similar but use different characters.

Seems like only 幸 could potentially be read ゆき/Yuki as a surname: Yuki(幸) Japanese Last Name Meaning and Origins
There are also surnames pronounced Yūki (with a long "u"): Yūki (surname) - Wikipedia

There are more variants that start with "yuki." Please note that the first one in this list is mentioned in the above wikipedia article and is pronounced with a long "u"

Surnames:
NAMERANKINGMEANING
Yuki(結城)829結 meaning tie, bind, contract, join, organize, do up hair, fasten./ 城 meaning castle.
Yuki(幸)2863幸 meaning happiness, blessing, fortune.
Yukimoto(行本)5892行 meaning going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank./ 本 meaning book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things.
Yukimoto(雪本)7259雪 meaning snow./ 本 meaning book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things.
Yukino(雪野)8706雪 meaning snow./ 野 meaning plains, field, rustic, civilian life.
Yukita(雪田)6168雪 meaning snow./ 田 meaning rice field, rice paddy.
Yukitomo(行友)9702行 meaning going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank./ 友 meaning friend.
Yukizaki(柚木崎)9937柚 meaning citron./ 木 meaning tree, wood./ 崎 meaning promontory, cape, spit.

I don't know about "Yuki" by itself as a first name, but I've met a lot of people named Yūki (with a long "u"). Similar there are many names that contain "Yuki," again with many different character combinations, but this site doesn't indicate long vowels.

Girl Names:
NAMEJAPANESEMEANINGGENDER
Yuki由貴由 is wherefore, a reason. / 貴 is precious, value, prize, esteem, honor.Girl
Yuki有希有 is possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yuki薫 is send forth fragrance, fragrant, be scented, smoke (tobacco).Girl
Yuki有紀有 is possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period.Girl
Yuki友紀友 is friend. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period.Girl
Yuki由紀由 is wherefore, a reason. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period.Girl
Yuki優希優 is tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yuki幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune.Girl
Yuki由季由 is wherefore, a reason. / 季 is seasons.Girl
Yuki友希友 is friend. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yuki結衣結 is tie, bind, contract, join, organize, do up hair, fasten. / 衣 is garment, clothes, dressing.Girl
Yuki夕貴夕 is evening. / 貴 is precious, value, prize, esteem, honor.Girl
Yuki由希由 is wherefore, a reason. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yukiゆきゆ is Hiragana. / き is Hiragana.Girl
Yukiユキユ is Katakana. / キ is Katakana.Girl
Yuki亨 is pass through, go smoothly.Girl
Yuki佑樹佑 is help, assist. / 樹 is timber, trees, wood, establish, set up.Girl
Yuki佑紀佑 is help, assist. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period.Girl
Yuki侑 is urge to eat.Girl
Yuki友貴友 is friend. / 貴 is precious, value, prize, esteem, honor.Girl
Yuki優紀優 is tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period.Girl
Yuki由樹由 is wherefore, a reason. / 樹 is timber, trees, wood, establish, set up.Girl
Yuki悠希悠 is permanence, distant, long time, leisure. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yuki祐希祐 is help. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yuki侑希侑 is urge to eat. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yuki柚希柚 is citron. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Girl
Yuki優来優 is tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness. / 来 is come, due, next, cause, become.Girl
Yuki結生結 is tie, bind, contract, join, organize, do up hair, fasten. / 生 is life, genuine, birth.Girl
Yuki柚稀柚 is citron. / 稀 is rare, phenomenal, dilute (acid).Girl
Yuki優妃優 is tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness. / 妃 is queen, princess.Girl
Yukia優愛優 is tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness. / 愛 is love, affection, favourite.Girl
Yukie幸恵幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 恵 is favor, blessing, grace, kindness.Girl
Yukiha千波千 is thousand. / 波 is waves, billows, Poland.Girl
Yukiho雪穂雪 is snow. / 穂 is ear, ear (grain), head, crest (wave).Girl
Yukiko幸子幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukiko恭子恭 is respect, reverent. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukiko由紀子由 is wherefore, a reason. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukiko侑子侑 is urge to eat. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukiko由希子由 is wherefore, a reason. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukiko順子順 is obey, order, turn, right, docility, occasion. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukiko友紀子友 is friend. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukiko有紀子有 is possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx. / 紀 is chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period. / 子 is child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac.Girl
Yukina幸奈幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 奈 is Nara, what?.Girl
Yukina由奈由 is wherefore, a reason. / 奈 is Nara, what?.Girl
Yukina侑奈侑 is urge to eat. / 奈 is Nara, what?.Girl
Yukino雪乃雪 is snow. / 乃 is from, possessive particle, whereupon, accordingly.Girl
Yukisa千紗千 is thousand. / 紗 is gauze, gossamer.Girl

Boy Names:
NAMEJAPANESEMEANINGGENDER
Yuki優希優 is tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness. / 希 is hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal.Boy
Yuki優輝優 is tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness. / 輝 is radiance, shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle.Boy
Yukihira幸平幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 平 is even, flat, peace.Boy
Yukihiro幸大幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 大 is large, big.Boy
Yukimasa幸大幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 大 is large, big.Boy
Yukita幸太幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 太 is plump, thick, big around.Boy
Yukitaro幸太郎幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 太 is plump, thick, big around. / 郎 is son, counter for sons.Boy
Yukiteru幸輝幸 is happiness, blessing, fortune. / 輝 is radiance, shine, sparkle, gleam, twinkle.Boy
Yukiya透 is transparent, permeate, filter, penetrate.Boy
 

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Thank you for your help. I will take this into great consideration in renaming my character
 

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Yūki Yūki (both are a long vowel "ū") is possible (e.g. 結城祐希 in kanji). The given name Yūki can be both a male and female name.

This is a bit different case, but there is a sumo wrestler 正代 Shōdai. 正代 is his real surname. His grandmother's name is 正代正代, but the reading is Shōdai Masayo, not Shōdai Shōdai. (Masayo is a common female given name.) This is a very rare name, as nice gaijin-san pointed out. Her name was changed because of the marriage with the wrestler's grandfather whose surname is Shōdai. In other words, her maiden name was not 正代正代. Parents wouldn't give such a name to their child. Thus, names such like "Yūki Yūki" are rare, but it can be happened as a result of marriage.
 
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