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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Koyama

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Notable Persons With the Last Name Koyama

Rikiya Koyama is an actor, voice acting, and voice actor. He has been prominent since 1988. Rikiya was born on December 18th, 1963 in Kyoto, Japan.


Mami Koyama is a voice acting in japan and voice actress. Her ongoing career started in 1974. Mami was born on January 17th, 1955 in Nishio, Aichi, Japan.


Keiichiro Koyama is a j-pop singing and actor. He plays Vocals. His ongoing career started in 2001. Keiichiro was born on May 1st, 1984. Keiichiro is also known as Kei-chan, Koyamacchi, and Kei-chan (K-chan).


Takao was born on April 21st, 1948.


Tsuyoshi Koyama is an actor, voice actor, and voice acting in japan. He was most active from 1999 to present. Tsuyoshi was born on October 4th, 1967 in Aichi, Japan.


Shigeru Kōyama is an actor. Their ongoing career started in 1952. Shigeru was born on January 16th, 1929 in Kure, Hiroshima, Japan.


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Popularity of Koyama as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Koyama U.S.
  White 9.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 77.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Koyama

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

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Fun Facts about the name Koyama

  • How Popular is the name Koyama? As a last name Koyama was the 29,626th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Koyama? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Koyama was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Koyama: Your name in reverse order is Amayok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kamyoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Koyama? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 795 people with the last name Koyama.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Koyama? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Koyama as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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