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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Goto

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  1. (computing) Alternative letter-case form of GOTO
    Overall, experience in the two decades that followed the publication of Dijkstra's letter showed the folly of producing -laden code.

goto was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Venetian

Notable Persons Named Goto

Gotō Shinpei was a politician and cabinet minister. Gotō was born on July 24th, 1857 in Isawa District, Iwate, Japan. They breathed their last breath on April 13th, 1929.


Gotō Shōjirō was a politician and cabinet minister. Gotō was born on April 13th, 1838 in Kōchi Prefecture. They passed away on August 4th, 1897.


Gotō was born on July 15th, 1840 in Fukue, Nagasaki. They passed away on November 11th, 1875.


Gotō was born in Japan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Goto

Hirooki Goto is a wrestler. Hirooki was born on June 25th, 1979 in Kuwana, Mie.


Kenji Goto was a journalist. He was most prominent from 1991 to 2015. Kenji was born on October 23rd, 1967. He passed away on January 30th, 2015.


Paulina Goto is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 2008. Paulina was given the name Paulina Gómez Torres on July 29th, 1991 in Monterrey.


Midori Gotō is a classical music musician. They plays Violin. Midori was born on October 25th, 1971.


Cassern was born in 1970.


Maki Goto is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Maki was born on September 23rd, 1985 in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan.


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Popularity of Goto as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Goto U.S.
  White 6.06% 64.26%
  African American 1.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 37.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 50.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Goto

People with the last name Goto are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Goto

  • How Popular is the name Goto? As a last name Goto was the 9,803rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Goto? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Goto was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Goto: Your name in reverse order is Otog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ogot. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Goto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,302 people with the last name Goto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Goto? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Goto as their last name.

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