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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sakura mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sakura

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Sakura is of Japanese origin and means "Cherry Blossom".
  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Sakura is of Japanese origin and means "Cherry Blossom".
  • A submission from Nevada, United States says the name Sakura means "Cherry Blossom" and is of Japanese origin.

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  1. A Japanese female given name

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

Notable Persons Named Sakura

Sakura Haruno is an animanga character.

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Sakura was born on January 14th, 1982 in Kanagawa Prefecture.

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Sakura Tange is a voice actress, singer, and voice acting in japan. She was most prominent from 1994 to 2000. Sakura was born on March 24th, 1973 in Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan.

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Sakura Miyawaki is a j-pop japanese idol and singer. She was most prominent from 2011 to present. Sakura was born on March 19th, 1998.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sakura

Ayane Sakura is a voice acting and voice actress. She was most active from 2010 to present. Ayane was born on January 29th, 1994 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Mana was born on March 23rd, 1993 in Tokyo.

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Kokomi was born on December 18th, 1988 in Shimane Prefecture.

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Emi was born on October 4th, 1976 in Kimitsu. Emi is also known as Motokawa and Emi.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 5 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 5 5 0
1985 5 5 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 11 11 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 20 20 0
1999 17 17 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 59 59 0
2002 51 51 0
2003 45 45 0
2004 60 60 0
2005 55 55 0
2006 65 65 0
2007 77 77 0
2008 76 76 0
2009 85 85 0
2010 80 80 0
2011 81 81 0
2012 87 87 0
2013 75 75 0
2014 63 63 0
2015 67 67 0
2016 60 60 0
2017 68 68 0

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Popularity of Sakura as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sakura

  • How Popular is the name Sakura? Sakura is the 8,777th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sakura have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,338 babies born with the first name Sakura in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sakura to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sakura? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sakura first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sakura is Tuesday, March 15th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Sakura born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sakura was in 2012 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Sakura Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sakura is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 17 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Sakura: Your name in reverse order is Arukas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asaurk. 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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