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Origin and Meaning of Shikoku

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  • A submission from Washington, United States says the name Shikoku means "Four countries".

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  1. The smallest of the four main islands of Japan; to the south of Honshu and to the east of Kyushu; separated from Honshu by the Inland Sea; forested and mountainous

From 四国 (しこく, Shikoku, “four provinces”), from Middle Chinese 四 (sìj "four") + 國 (kwok "state", "country").

  1. The fourth largest of Japan's islands.

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

Fun Facts about the name Shikoku

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

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Past life for Shikoku born Jan 30, 1987

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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