First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Susumu

"Susumu" is a name of Japanese origin, and it means "Advance, Proceed". It's a name commonly given to boys.


Notable Persons Named Susumu

Susumu Hirasawa is an experimental music, avant-garde music, electronic music, and progressive rock musician, singer-songwriter, producer, artist, list of music arrangers, and computer graphics (computer science). He plays Voice, Guitar, Synthesizer, Amiga, Programming (music), Miburi, Laser harp, and Experimental musical instrument. His ongoing career started in 1972. Susumu was born on April 1st, 1954 in Nakagawa, Adachi, Tokyo, Japan.


Susumu Tonegawa is a scientist in the fields of genetics, immunology, and neuroscience. Susumu was born on September 5th, 1939 in Nagoya.


Susumu Yokota is an ambient music musician.


Susumu Chiba is a voice acting in japan and voice actor. Susumu was born on September 13th, 1970.


Susumu Terajima is an actor. Susumu was born on November 12th, 1963.


Susumu Yokosuka is a wrestler. Susumu was born on August 17th, 1978 in Yokosuka, Kanagawa.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Susumu

Yamazaki Susumu is a military person.


Tōki Susumu is a sumo wrestler. Tōki was born on July 4th, 1974 in Chiba, Japan.


Daihi Susumu is a noteworthy individual. Daihi was born on October 16th, 1952 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.


Toyokuni Susumu is a leading individual. Toyokuni was born on November 30th, 1937 in Nakatsu, Ōita, Japan.


Common last names for Susumu

  • Sakamoto
  • Ono

Fun Facts about the name Susumu

  • How Popular is the name Susumu? Susumu is the 19,713th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Susumu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 351 babies born with the first name Susumu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Susumu to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Susumu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Susumu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Susumu is Friday, October 10th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Susumu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Susumu was in 1919 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Susumu Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Susumu ranks 72nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 11 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Susumu: Your name in reverse order is Umusus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Msuuus. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.