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821
in the U.S.
since 1880
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<100
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Masako

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Wiktionary
  1. A Japanese female given name

Masako was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons Named Masako

Masako is royalty. She holds the title Crown Princess of Japan. Masako was born as the child of Hisashi Owada on December 9th, 1963 in Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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Masako Nozawa is an actress, voice actress, actor, and voice acting in japan. She has had major accomplishments since 1939. Masako was born on October 25th, 1936 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Meiko Kaji is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1965. Meiko was given the name Masako Ohta on March 24th, 1947 in Chiyoda, Tokyo.

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Masako Natsume was an actor and actress. Masako was given the name Masako Odate on December 17th, 1957 in Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan. She left this life on September 11th, 1985.

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Masako Mori is an enka and kayŨkyoku idol, singer, actress, and japanese idol. Her career lasted from 1972 to 1986. Masako was born on October 13th, 1958.

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Masako Katsuki is a voice acting and voice actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1982. Masako was born on October 15th, 1958 in Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Masako

Masako is royalty. She holds the title Crown Princess of Japan. Masako was born as the child of Hisashi Owada on December 9th, 1963 in Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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Princess was born as the child of Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Yuriko, and Princess Mikasa on October 23rd, 1951 in Tokyo.

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How popular is the baby name Masako in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 6 6 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 18 18 0
1913 34 34 0
1914 34 34 0
1915 34 34 0
1916 36 36 0
1917 31 31 0
1918 43 43 0
1919 55 55 0
1920 47 47 0
1921 58 58 0
1922 53 53 0
1923 39 39 0
1924 39 39 0
1925 30 30 0
1926 31 31 0
1927 37 37 0
1928 24 24 0
1929 28 28 0
1930 27 27 0
1931 14 14 0
1932 10 10 0
1933 13 13 0
1934 17 17 0
1935 12 12 0
1936 7 7 0
1937 9 9 0
1940 5 5 0
1943 5 5 0
1971 5 5 0
1976 7 7 0
1993 5 5 0

Common last names for Masako

  • Yamamoto
  • Watanabe

Fun Facts about the name Masako

  • How Popular is the name Masako? Masako is the 11,964th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Masako have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 821 babies born with the first name Masako in the United States. That's more than enough people named Masako to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Masako? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Masako first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Masako is Sunday, October 3rd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Masako born? The highest recorded use of the first name Masako was in 1921 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Masako Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Masako ranks 23rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 28 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Masako: Your name in reverse order is Okasam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kamaos. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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