First Name
675
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Minoru

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Wiktionary
  1. A Japanese male given name
  2. A Japanese female given name

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

Notable Persons Named Minoru

Minoru Yamasaki was an architect. Minoru was born on December 1st, 1912 in Seattle, Washington, U.S. He passed away on February 6th, 1986.

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Minoru Suzuki is a martial artist. Minoru was born on June 17th, 1968 in Yokohama.

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Minoru Genda is a military person.

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Minoru Ōta is a military person. Their military service ended in 1945.

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Minoru Tanaka is a wrestler. Minoru was born on November 29th, 1972 in Komaki.

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Minoru was born on September 3rd, 1946 in Kyoto.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Minoru

Nico Minoru is a comics character.

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Hirai was born in 1903. He breathed his last breath on October 16th, 1998.

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Takarakuni was born on August 16th, 1956 in Higashi, Fukushima, Japan.

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Yosuke Minoru is a sports team member for the Alianza Atlético.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 0 7
1913 14 0 14
1914 13 0 13
1915 30 0 30
1916 26 0 26
1917 43 0 43
1918 36 0 36
1919 37 0 37
1920 49 0 49
1921 50 0 50
1922 42 0 42
1923 40 0 40
1924 36 0 36
1925 38 0 38
1926 50 0 50
1927 22 0 22
1928 20 0 20
1929 23 0 23
1930 20 0 20
1931 18 0 18
1932 9 0 9
1933 7 0 7
1934 11 0 11
1935 8 0 8
1936 10 0 10
1938 5 0 5
1939 11 0 11

Common last names for Minoru

  • Tanaka
  • Nakamura
  • Ikeda
  • Yamada

Fun Facts about the name Minoru

  • How Popular is the name Minoru? Minoru is the 13,516th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Minoru have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 675 babies born with the first name Minoru in the United States. That's more than enough people named Minoru to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Minoru? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Minoru first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Minoru is Tuesday, January 15th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Minoru born? The highest recorded use of the first name Minoru was in 1921 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Minoru Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Minoru ranks 39th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 16 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Minoru: Your name in reverse order is Uronim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnmuio. 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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