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Origin and Meaning of Pikachu

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  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Pikachu means "Pika: the sound that mice make in Japanese." and is of Japanese origin.
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Pikachu is of Japanese origin and means ""being of thunder and lighting".
  • A user from New Zealand says the name Pikachu means "A mascot in pokemon".
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Borrowing from Japanese ピカチュウ (Pikachū).

  1. (video games, anime, manga) A small yellow mouse-like Pokémon that has red cheeks and a tail shaped like a lightning bolt, and has electricity-related powers.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pikachu

Yago Pikachu is a soccer player for the CR Vasco da Gama, Tuna Luso Brasileira, and Paysandu Sport Club. Yago was born on June 5th, 1992 in Belém, Brazil. Yago is also known as Glaybson Yago Souza Lisboa.


MC Pikachu is a funk ousadia, funk ostentação, and funk rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. MC was given the name Matheus Sampaio Correa .


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Fun Facts about the name Pikachu

  • How unique is the name Pikachu? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Pikachu was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Pikachu: Your name in reverse order is Uhcakip. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Khicpau. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Pikachu born Feb 27, 1950

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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