First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shimano mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Shimano

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Shimano means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
Other origins: Cambodian and Japanese

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Alt. Meaning

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shimano

He holds the title Roshi and Rōshi. Eido was born in Tokyo, Japan.


Shunichi was born on January 5th, 1981.


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Popularity of Shimano as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Shimano

  • When was the first name Shimano first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Shimano is Tuesday, February 2nd, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Shimano? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Shimano. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Shimano: Your name in reverse order is Onamihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihsmano. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shimano born Aug 8, 1989

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 Northern India approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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