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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Miyako

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From Japanese 宮古島 (miyako-jima)

  1. An island in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It lies a few hundred kilometres east of Taipei, Taiwan.
  2. The Miyako language of the island, one of several Ryūkyūan languages.

From Japanese 宮古市

  1. A city located in Iwate, Japan. The city was founded in February of 1941.

    Miyako was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Portuguese

    Notable Persons Named Miyako

    Miyako was born in 1935.


    Miyako Miyazaki is a model (people) and model. Miyako was born Miyako Miyazaki on February 25th, 1978 in Kumamoto, Japan.



    Miyako Yoshida is a ballet dancer. Miyako was born in 1965.


    Miyako was born on April 11th, 1985 in Tokyo.


    Miyako Itō is a voice acting in japan and voice actress. Miyako was born in 23. Miyako is also known as Momoko Momoi.


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    Popularity of Miyako as a last name

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    Fun Facts about the name Miyako

    • How Popular is the name Miyako? Miyako is the 30,543rd most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Miyako have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 153 babies born with the first name Miyako in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miyako to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miyako? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Miyako first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miyako is Sunday, March 8th, 1896.
    • What year had the most people named Miyako born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miyako was in 1922 with a total of 9 babies.
    • Random Miyako Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miyako is not a popular baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1927.
    • Weird things about the name Miyako: Your name in reverse order is Okayim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kyiamo. 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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