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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 Nako

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

O is for original, one of a kind!

Notable Persons Named Nako

Nako Mizusawa is an actress. Nako was born on October 1st, 1993 in Aichi Prefecture.


He breathed his last breath in 966.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nako

Rudin Nako is a soccer player for the KF Apolonia Fier and KF Albpetrol. Rudin was born on May 27th, 1987 in Fier, Albania.


He breathed his last breath in 966.


Ermal Nako is an athlete for the Drini FK 2004.


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Popularity of Nako as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nako U.S.
  White 47.30% 64.26%
  African American 5.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 41.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nako

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

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Fun Facts about the name Nako

  • How Popular is the name Nako? As a last name Nako was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Nako first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Nako is Monday, March 15th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Nako? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Nako. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Nako: Your name in reverse order is Okan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nako? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Nako.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nako? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nako as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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