First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Kimura

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Kimura?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kimura mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kimura

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Kimura is of Japanese origin and means "Tree village".

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Kimura to us below


Named after Masahiko Kimura, who used it to defeat Hélio Gracie in a famous fight in 1951.

  1. (combat sports) An armlock where the implementer isolates the opponent's arm and torques the shoulder in order to cause pain or injury.

Notable Persons Named Kimura


Kimura was born on June 2nd, 1593. He passed away on September 25th, 1615.


Kimura Akiko is a voice acting in japan and voice actress. Kimura was born on June 28th, 1971 in Fukui, Japan.


He breathed his last breath in 1595.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kimura

Jiroemon Kimura was a retired postal worker and farmer. Jiroemon was born on April 19th, 1897 in Kyōtango. He passed away on June 12th, 2013.


Takuya Kimura is a pop music musician. His ongoing career started in 1988. Takuya was born on November 13th, 1972. Takuya is also known as Kimutaku.


Masahiko Kimura was a martial artist. Masahiko was born on September 10th, 1917 in Kumamoto, Japan. He breathed his last breath on April 18th, 1993.


Taky was born on March 12th, 1924 in Washington (state).


Ryōhei Kimura is a voice acting and voice actor. Their ongoing career started in 1984. Ryōhei was born on July 30th, 1984.



Where is the name Kimura popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Kimura as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Kimura as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Hawaii, California, or Washington.

Common first names for Kimura

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kimura U.S.
  White 9.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 77.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kimura

People with the last name Kimura are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Kimura

  • How Popular is the name Kimura? Kimura is the 87,921st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kimura was the 8,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kimura have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Kimura in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kimura? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kimura first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kimura is Tuesday, March 20th, 1990.
  • What year had the most people named Kimura born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kimura was in 2013 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kimura: Your name in reverse order is Arumik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amrkiu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kimura? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,059 people with the last name Kimura.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kimura? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Kimura as their last name.

What Kimuras Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Kimura

Name poster for Kimura(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.