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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Notable Persons Named Hikaru

Hikaru Nakamura is a chess player. He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Hikaru was born Hikaru Nakamura on December 9th, 1987 in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan.


Hikaru Midorikawa is a voice acting in japan and voice actor. He was most active from 1988 to present. Hikaru was born on May 2nd, 1968.


Hikaru Ichijyo is an animanga character.


Hikaru was born on June 11th, 1988 in Kanagawa Prefecture. Hikaru is also known as Hikaru; Hoshi, Kaoru; Shida, and Kanjyuro.


Hikaru was born on July 8th, 1980 in Okayama. Hikaru is also known as Sato and Hiroaki.


Hikaru Yaotome is a j-pop singer-songwriter, rapping, tarento, pop idol, actor, and dance. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1 to 1. Hikaru was born on December 2nd, 1990.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hikaru

Utada Hikaru is a musician, singer, songwriter, and producer. Utada was born on January 19th, 1983 in New York City, New York, United States.


Miracle Hikaru is a comedian, impressionist, and impressionist (entertainment). Miracle was born on April 9th, 1980 in Toyooka, Hyōgo.


His military service ended in 1908.


Fun Facts about the name Hikaru

  • How Popular is the name Hikaru? Hikaru is the 29,663rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hikaru have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 163 babies born with the first name Hikaru in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hikaru 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 Hikaru? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Hikaru first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hikaru is Saturday, January 30th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Hikaru born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hikaru was in 2006 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Hikaru Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hikaru is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Hikaru: Your name in reverse order is Urakih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihakru. 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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