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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Koga

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  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Koga is of Japanese origin and means "Old river".
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Notable Persons Named Koga

Koga Mineichi is a military person.


Koga Hirosada was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1936 to 1991. Koga was born on February 24th, 1910 in Tenri, Nara. He passed away on May 26th, 2000.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Koga

Hiroyasu was born in 23. Hiroyasu is also known as Furu-Koga and Hiroyasu Arechi (荒地浩靖).


Yun Kōga is a mangaka and manga artist. Yun was given the name Risa Yamada on July 9th, 1965 in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan.



Harue was born on June 18th, 1895. He left this life on September 10th, 1933.


Sarina was born on May 21st, 1996 in Saga Prefecture.


Masao Koga was a ryūkōka and enka composer. He plays Guitar. His career lasted from 1931 to 1978. Masao was born on November 18th, 1904. He passed away on July 25th, 1978.


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Popularity of Koga as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Koga U.S.
  White 13.70% 64.26%
  African American 0.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 70.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Koga

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

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Fun Facts about the name Koga

  • How Popular is the name Koga? As a last name Koga was the 22,450th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Koga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Koga is Monday, August 24th, 1903.
  • How unique is the name Koga? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Koga. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Koga: Your name in reverse order is Agok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akog. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Koga? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,146 people with the last name Koga.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Koga? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Koga as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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