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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Junko

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  1. A Japanese female given name

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

Notable Persons Named Junko

Junko Takeuchi is a voice acting in japan and voice actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Junko was born on April 5th, 1972 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.


Junko Minagawa is a voice actress, singer, and voice acting in japan. Junko was born on November 22nd, 1975 in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan.


Junko Iwao is a voice actress. Junko was born on February 18th, 1970 in Beppu, Ōita, Japan.


Junko Sakurada is a singer, actress, singing, actor, and singerandactress. Junko was born on April 14th, 1958 in Akita, Akita.


Junko Noda is a voice actress, singer, and voice acting in japan. She was most active from 1993 to present. Junko was born on June 29th, 1971 in Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.


Junko was born on January 29th, 1949 in Tokyo.


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Popularity of Junko as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Junko U.S.
  White 91.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Junko

People with the last name Junko are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Junko

  • How Popular is the name Junko? Junko is the 34,465th most popular name of all time. As a last name Junko was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Junko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 116 babies born with the first name Junko in the United States. That's more than enough people named Junko 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 Junko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Junko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Junko is Monday, November 16th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Junko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Junko was in 1971 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Junko Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Junko is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Junko: Your name in reverse order is Oknuj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Unkjo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Junko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Junko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Junko? Junko is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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