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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Haruka

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  1. A Japanese female given name

Haruka was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons Named Haruka

Haruka Tomatsu is a voice actress, singer, and voice acting. She was most prominent from 2007 to present. Haruka was born on February 4th, 1990 in Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan.


Haruka Kuroda is an actress and voice actress. Haruka was born in 1977 in Kyoto.


Haruka Ayase is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Haruka was born on March 24th, 1985 in Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.


Haruka Fukuhara is a pop music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Haruka was born on August 28th, 1998.


Haruka Shimazaki is a j-pop idol, singer, and japanese idol. She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Haruka was born on March 30th, 1994 in Saitama Prefecture. Haruka is also known as (nickname) and Paruru.


Haruka Abe is an actress. She was most active from 2007 to present. Haruka was born on January 8th, 1988 in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Haruka

Nakagawa Haruka is a j-pop musician. She has been prominent since 2006. Nakagawa was born on February 10th, 1992 in Tokyo Prefecture, Japan. Nakagawa is also known as Harugon and Harugon (はるゴン).


Igawa Haruka is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. She was most active from 2002 to present. Igawa was born on June 29th, 1976 in Sumida, Tokyo.


Halca is a rock/metal and heavy metal music musician. They were most prominent from 2009 to present. Halca was given the name Haruka on June 11th, 1988 in Okinawa Prefecture. Halca is also known as Halca.


Haruka is a rock music, pop rock, and hard rock musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to 2008. Haruka was born on November 12th, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan.


Fun Facts about the name Haruka

  • How Popular is the name Haruka? Haruka is the 17,362nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Haruka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 448 babies born with the first name Haruka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Haruka 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 Haruka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Haruka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Haruka is Thursday, May 28th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Haruka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Haruka was in 2003 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Haruka Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Haruka is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Haruka: Your name in reverse order is Akurah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akharu. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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