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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Takayama

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  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Takayama is of Japanese origin and means "Tall mountain(s) Taka=tall/high Yama=mountain(s)".
  • A user from California, United States says the name Takayama is of Japanese origin and means "High mountain".

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Takayama was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Takayama

Takayama Chogyū was a writer. Takayama was born on February 28th, 1871 in Tsuruoka, Yamagata. They passed away on December 24th, 1902.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Takayama

Minami Takayama is a voice acting in japan, singing, voice actress, and singer. She was most active from 1987 to present. Minami was born on May 5th, 1964 in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan.


Yoshihiro Takayama is a wrestler. Yoshihiro was born on September 19th, 1966 in Sumida, Tokyo.


Masayoshi was born on May 1st, 1954 in Kuroiso, Tochigi, Japan.


Cyril Takayama is a magician and magic (illusion). Cyril was born on September 27th, 1973 in Hollywood.


Tetsuo Kurata is an actor, performer, and restaurant operator. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to 1987. Tetsuo was given the name Tetsuo Takayama on September 11th, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan.


Katsunari was born on May 12th, 1983 in Osaka.


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Popularity of Takayama as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Takayama U.S.
  White 5.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 79.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Takayama

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

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Fun Facts about the name Takayama

  • How Popular is the name Takayama? As a last name Takayama was the 35,812th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Takayama? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Takayama was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Takayama: Your name in reverse order is Amayakat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kaamyata. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Takayama? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 627 people with the last name Takayama.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Takayama? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Takayama as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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