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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tupac" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tupac as well as things modernly associated with the name Tupac such as celebrities named Tupac.

Origin and Meaning of Tupac

"Tupac" is a name of Aztec (Nahuatl) origin, and it means "Warrior, Messenger". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Tupac

Tupac Shakur was an important individual. He was most active from 1987 to 1996. Tupac was given the name Lesane Parish Crooks on June 16th, 1971 in East Harlem, New York, United States. He died on September 13th, 1996.


Túpac Amaru II was an important somebody. Túpac was born on March 19th, 1738 in Surimana-Canas, Cuzco, Viceroyalty of Peru. Túpac is also known as José Gabriel Túpac Amaru and José Gabriel Condorcanqui Noguera. He left this life on May 18th, 1781.


Túpac Amaru is a monarch. He holds the title Sapa Inca. He was most active from 1571 to 1572.


Túpac Katari was an influential somebody. Túpac was given the name Julián Apasa Nina in 1750. Túpac is also known as Catari and Túpaj Katari. He died on November 15th, 1781.


Túpac Huallpa is a monarch. He holds the title Sapa Inca installed by the Spaniards and Sapa Incainstalled by the Spaniards. His career lasted from 1533 to 1533.


Tupac A. Hunter is a Minority Floor Leader of the Michigan Senate and Minority Floor Leader of theMichigan Senate. Tupac was born on July 25th, 1973 in Detroit.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tupac

Sayri Túpac is a monarch. He holds the title Sapa Inca and later Prince of Yucay. He was most active from 1545 to 1560.


Fun Facts about the name Tupac

  • How Popular is the name Tupac? Tupac is the 40,161st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tupac have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 73 babies born with the first name Tupac in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tupac 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 Tupac? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tupac born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tupac was in 1997 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tupac: Your name in reverse order is Caput. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tacpu. How do you pronounce that?

What Tupac's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Tupac mean?

Tis for treasure, that of your friendship.

Uis for upstanding, your inner-self.

Pis for pastimes, for you have many.

Ais for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Cis for captive, your web of charm.

Name poster for Tupac

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