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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shiba

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  • A user from Uganda says the name Shiba is of French origin and means "God fearing, precious and loving person. She's so darling caring and kind.".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Shiba

Shiba Kōkan is a in the fields of ukiyo-e, oil painting, and engraving. Shiba was given the name Andō Kichijirō .


Shiba Gorō is a military person.


Shiba Russell is an anchor/reporter. Shiba was born in Boston.


Shiba Ali Khan is an actress. Shiba was born on March 16th, 1993 in Munshiganj District.


Shiba was born on February 22nd, 1903. Shiba is also known as Chatterjee and S. P.. He died on February 27th, 1989.


Shiba Kumar Rai is a in the field of infection. Shiba was born on January 26th, 1953 in Bhojpur, Nepal.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shiba

Ryōtarō Shiba was a historical novel and detective fiction writer. Ryōtarō was born on August 7th, 1923 in Osaka, Japan. They left this life on February 12th, 1996.


Shoji Shiba is a management guru and economist. Shoji was born on January 11th, 1933.


Isho was born on September 18th, 1986 in Baghdad.


Simanga was born on December 5th, 1987.


Nobuhiro Shiba is a soccer player for the Oita Trinita and Albirex Niigata. Nobuhiro was born on April 18th, 1974 in Osaka.


Kaoru Shiba is an athlete for the MIO Biwako Shiga.


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Popularity of Shiba as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shiba U.S.
  White 24.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 60.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shiba

People with the last name Shiba are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Shiba

  • How Popular is the name Shiba? As a last name Shiba was the 58,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Shiba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Shiba is Friday, January 1st, 1926.
  • How unique is the name Shiba? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Shiba. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Shiba: Your name in reverse order is Abihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Haisb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shiba? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 350 people with the last name Shiba.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shiba? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shiba as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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