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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hironaka

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Alt. Meaning

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hironaka

Heisuke Hironaka is a scientist in the field of mathematics. Heisuke was born on April 9th, 1931 in Yuu-chō, Kuga-Gun, Yamaguchi, Japan.


Kuniyoshi was born on June 17th, 1976 in Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi.


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Popularity of Hironaka as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hironaka U.S.
  White 6.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 75.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 15.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hironaka

People with the last name Hironaka are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Hironaka

  • How Popular is the name Hironaka? As a last name Hironaka was the 52,619th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hironaka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hironaka is Monday, February 23rd, 1925.
  • How unique is the name Hironaka? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hironaka. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hironaka: Your name in reverse order is Akanorih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hioaakrn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hironaka? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 394 people with the last name Hironaka.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hironaka? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hironaka as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Hironakas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Hironaka born Dec 22, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1025. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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