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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 Kagawa

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  1. A prefecture in Japan. Its capital is Takamatsu.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kagawa

Shinji Kagawa is a soccer player for the Borussia Dortmund, Cerezo Osaka, Manchester United F.C., Japan national under-20 football team, and Japan national under-23 football team. Shinji was born on March 17th, 1989 in Tarumi-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan.


Julie Kagawa is a young-adult fiction author. Julie was born on October 12th, 1982 in Sacramento, California.


Teruyuki Kagawa is an actor. His career lasted from 1989 to 1989. Teruyuki was born on December 7th, 1965.


Toyohiko Kagawa was a social reformer, peace activist, labor activist, evangelist, and author. Toyohiko was born on July 10th, 1888 in Kobe. He breathed his last breath on April 23rd, 1960.


Kyōko Kagawa is an actor and actress. They were most prominent from 1950 to present. Kyōko was given the name Kyoko Ikebe on December 5th, 1931 in Tokyo, Japan. Kyōko is also known as Kyoko Makino (牧野 香子).


His military service ended in 1943.


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Popularity of Kagawa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kagawa U.S.
  White 4.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 79.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kagawa

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kagawa

  • How Popular is the name Kagawa? As a last name Kagawa was the 43,811th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kagawa? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kagawa was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kagawa: Your name in reverse order is Awagak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aakagw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kagawa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 492 people with the last name Kagawa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kagawa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kagawa as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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