Shigeko name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shigeko

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  1. A submission from Nevada, U.S. says the name Shigeko means "Princess".
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Borrowed from Japanese しげこ (Shigeko).

  1. A Japanese female given name from Japanese

Shigeko was also found in the following language(s): French, Japanese, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Shigeko

Notable Persons Named Shigeko

Shigeko Kubota

Shigeko Kubota was an artist in the fields of sculpture, video, and performance art. Shigeko was born on August 2nd, 1937 in Niigata Prefecture. She died on July 23rd, 2015.

Shigeko Yuki

Shigeko was born in 1900 in Sakai. She breathed her last breath in 1969.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shigeko

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shigeko

Princess Shigeko

She holds the title Princess Teru. Princess was born as the child of Hirohito and Empress Kōjun on December 6th, 1925 in Akasaka Palace. She passed away on July 23rd, 1961.


Fun Facts about the name Shigeko

  • How Popular is the name Shigeko? Shigeko is the 21,529th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shigeko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 325 babies born with the first name Shigeko in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shigeko 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 Shigeko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shigeko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shigeko is Thursday, January 5th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Shigeko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shigeko was in 1926 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Shigeko Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shigeko ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 10 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Shigeko: The name spelled backwards is Okegihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Gehoski. How do you pronounce that?
  • Shigeko name meaning

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