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

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Origin and Meaning of Yukio

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Yukio is of Japanese origin and means "Man of snow".
  • A user from Hawaii, United States says the name Yukio is of Japanese origin and means "White like snow".
  • A user from Kentucky, United States says the name Yukio is of Japanese origin and means "Child of Snow (Male version of Yukiko)".
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  1. A Japanese male given name

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

Notable Persons Named Yukio

Yukio Mishima was a writer. He was most prominent from 1941 to 1970. Yukio was given the name Kimitake Hiraoka on January 14th, 1925 in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. He died on November 25th, 1970.


Yukio (last name unknown) is a comics character.


Yukio Hatoyama is a Member of the, House of Representatives for Hokkaido 9th District, Prime Minister of Japan, and House of RepresentativesforHokkaido 9th District. Yukio was born on February 11th, 1947 in Bunkyō.


Yukio was born on August 21st, 1983. Yukio is also known as 山地 悠紀夫 (Japanese). He breathed his last breath on July 28th, 2009.


Yukio Ninagawa is a theatre director and film director. He has been prominent since 1969. Yukio was born on October 15th, 1935 in Kawaguchi, Saitama.


Yuki Shimoda was an actor, dance, and dancer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1953 to 1981. Yuki was given the name Yukio Shimoda on August 10th, 1921 in Sacramento, California, U.S. He breathed his last breath on May 21st, 1981.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yukio

Tani was born in 1881. He passed away in 1950.


Rohō Yukio is a sumo wrestler. Rohō was born on March 9th, 1980.


Aobajō was born on November 14th, 1948 in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.


Sawahikari was born on June 18th, 1941 in Saroma, Hokkaidō, Japan.


Hananosato Yukio is a sumo wrestler. Hananosato was born on May 8th, 1983 in Ibaraki, Japan.


Mutsuarashi was born on January 12th, 1943 in Tōhoku, Aomori, Japan. He died on July 30th, 2002.


Common last names for Yukio

  • Tanaka

Fun Facts about the name Yukio

  • How Popular is the name Yukio? Yukio is the 17,753rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yukio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 431 babies born with the first name Yukio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yukio 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 Yukio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yukio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yukio is Sunday, February 29th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Yukio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yukio was in 1922 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Yukio Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yukio ranks 89th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 9 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Yukio: Your name in reverse order is Oikuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oiyuk. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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