First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kuriyama

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kuriyama

Chiaki Kuriyama is an actor, singing, model (people), actress, singer, and model. She has been prominent since 1989. Chiaki was born on October 10th, 1984 in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan.


Hideki was born on April 26th, 1961 in Kodaira, Tokyo.


Shigehisa was born in Marugame, Kagawa.


Cesar was born in Lima, Peru.


Masashi was born on July 14th, 1988.


Takumi Kuriyama is an athlete for the Saitama Seibu Lions. Takumi was born on September 3rd, 1983 in Kobe.


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Popularity of Kuriyama as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kuriyama U.S.
  White 12.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 73.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kuriyama

People with the last name Kuriyama are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kuriyama

  • How Popular is the name Kuriyama? As a last name Kuriyama was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kuriyama? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kuriyama was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kuriyama: Your name in reverse order is Amayiruk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kmiuraay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kuriyama? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Kuriyama.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kuriyama? Kuriyama is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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