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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Hajime

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  • A submission from Japan says the name Hajime means "It's depends on character 'Kanji'. at first , beginning, start , foundation, establish, etc" and is of Japanese origin.

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Notable Persons Named Hajime

Hajime Tabata is a video game director at square enix, square enix, and video game director atsquare enix.


Hajime Isayama is a mangaka and manga artist. He was most active from 2006 to present. Hajime was born on August 29th, 1986 in Hita, Ōita, Japan.


Hajime Sorayama is an artist in the fields of erotic illustration/robot art and erotic art. Hajime was born on February 22nd, 1947 in Imabari, Ehime prefecture, Japan.


Hajime was born in Kawasaki-City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.


Hajime Hosogai is a soccer player for the Bursaspor, Urawa Red Diamonds, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, FC Augsburg, Hertha BSC, Japan national under-23 football team, and Japan national football team. Hajime was born on June 10th, 1986 in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan.


Hajime Sugiyama is a military person. His military service ended in 1945.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hajime

Saitō was born on February 18th, 1844 in Tokyo. They passed away on September 28th, 1915.


Chitose Hajime is a folk music and world music singing. She was most active from 2001 to present. Chitose was born on January 5th, 1979 in Amami Ōshima.


Hidenokuni was born on August 23rd, 1971 in Edgware, London. Hidenokuni is also known as Hidenokuni and Hajime.


Okayasu was born in 1936.


Asanosho was born on December 23rd, 1969 in Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan.


Motoda Hajime was a politician and cabinet minister. Motoda was born on February 28th, 1858 in Kunisaki, Bungo Province Japan. He passed away on October 1st, 1938.


Fun Facts about the name Hajime

  • How Popular is the name Hajime? Hajime is the 32,420th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hajime have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 134 babies born with the first name Hajime in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hajime to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hajime? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hajime first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hajime is Friday, March 25th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Hajime born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hajime was in 1925 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Hajime Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hajime ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 6 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Hajime: Your name in reverse order is Emijah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahmeji. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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