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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 Taku

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  • According to a user from Norway, the name Taku is of Norwegian origin and means "Kind".
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  1. A river in Alaska and British Columbia.

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

Notable Persons Named Taku

Taku Iwasaki is a composer and arrangement. Taku was born on January 21st, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan.


Taku Takahashi is a hip hop music and electronica songwriter, rapping, and record producer. He has been prominent since 1998. Taku was born on March 29th, 1974 in Yokohama. Taku is also known as Taku and Startak.


Taku Hirano is a percussion instrument, record producer, and music artist (occupation). He plays Percussion instrument. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Taku was given the name Takuya Hirano on October 22nd, 1973 in Osaka.


Taku was born on October 29th, 1995 in Gose, Nara.


Taku was born on May 20th, 1987 in Iiyama, Nagano.


Taku was born on October 20th, 1934. Taku is also known as Murakami and Takuji.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Taku

Afrim Taku is a soccer player for the KF Tirana, KF Tirana Reserves, Academy, FK Skrapari, and Albania national football team. Afrim was born on August 4th, 1989 in Tirana. Afrim is also known as Taku and Afrim.


Sai was born in 1645. He breathed his last breath in 1725.


Ōe Taku was a bureaucrat, politician, entrepreneur, and social activist. Ōe was born on November 2nd, 1847 in Ōtsuki, Kōchi. They breathed their last breath on September 21st, 1921.


Pavel Taku is a soccer player for the MFC Tulpar and Kazakhstan national futsal team. Pavel was born on August 30th, 1988.


Ayuk Taku is a soccer player for the RCD Mallorca, Astres FC, and FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda. Ayuk was born on December 7th, 1992 in Cameroon.


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Popularity of Taku as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Taku U.S.
  White 19.30% 64.26%
  African American 64.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Taku

People with the last name Taku are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Taku

  • How Popular is the name Taku? Taku is the 52,301st most popular name of all time. As a last name Taku was the 145,220th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Taku have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36 babies born with the first name Taku in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Taku? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Taku first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taku is Wednesday, November 10th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Taku born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taku was in 2010 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Taku: Your name in reverse order is Ukat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ukat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Taku? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 114 people with the last name Taku.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Taku? Taku is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
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