He was gray, like his name.
Kare wa namae no yōni haiiro deshita.
he; him; his; boyfriend
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
name; full name; given name; first name
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as); hoping or wishing for something
grey; gray; ashen