Takashi name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Takashi

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  1. A Japanese male given name from Japanese

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

Notable Persons Named Takashi

Notable Persons Named Takashi

Takashi Miike

Takashi Miike is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor, director, producer, and writer. He was most active from 1991 to present. Takashi was born on August 24th, 1960 in Yao, Osaka, Japan.

Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami is an artist in the field of contemporary art. Takashi was born Takashi Murakami on February 1st, 1962 in Tokyo.

Takashi Shimura

Takashi Shimura was an actor. He was most prominent from 1934 to 1981. Takashi was given the name 島崎 捷爾 on March 12th, 1905 in Ikuno, Hyōgo, Japan. He died on February 11th, 1982.

Takashi Usami

Takashi Usami is a soccer player for the Gamba Osaka, FC Bayern Munich, FC Bayern Munich II, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, and Japan national under-17 football team. Takashi was born on May 6th, 1992 in Nagaokakyō, Kyoto, Japan.

Takashi Tezuka

Takashi Tezuka is a producer at nintendo, nintendo, and producer atnintendo. Takashi was born on November 17th, 1960 in Osaka.

Takashi Inui

Takashi Inui is a soccer player for the SD Eibar, Yokohama F. Marinos, Cerezo Osaka, VfL Bochum, Eintracht Frankfurt, Japan national under-23 football team, and Japan national football team. Takashi was born on June 2nd, 1988 in Ōmihachiman, Japan.

  • Takashi Shimizu
  • Takashi Sugiura
  • Takashi Iizuka
  • Takashi Uchiyama
  • Taka Hirose
  • Takashi Sakai
    (under Japanese Occupation)
  • Takashi Watanabe
    Film Director
  • Takashi Yamazaki
  • Takashi Ono
  • Takashi Saito
    Baseball Player
  • Takashi Kawamura
  • Takashi Fukunishi
    Soccer Player
  • Takashi Toritani
    Baseball Player
  • Takashi Hirano
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Takashi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Takashi

Hara Takashi

Hara Takashi was a 10th Prime Minister of Japan. Hara was born on February 9th, 1856 in Morioka. He left this life on November 4th, 1921.

Ichinojō Takashi

Ichinojō was born on April 7th, 1993 in Arkhangai, Mongolia.

Takashi Yanase

Takashi Yanase was a mangaka, illustrator, poet, and manga artist. Takashi was given the name Yanase Takashi on February 6th, 1919. He left this life on October 13th, 2013.

Hosokawa Takashi

Hosokawa Takashi is an enka singing. His ongoing career started in 1975. Hosokawa was born Hosokawa Takashi on June 15th, 1950. Hosokawa is also known as Takashi Hosokawa and Takashi Hosokawa (細川たかし).

Masuda Takashi

Masuda Takashi was an entrepreneur. Masuda was born on November 12th, 1848 in Sado, Niigata. He passed away on December 28th, 1938.

Ōnoumi Takashi

Ōnoumi was born on February 5th, 1953 in Yamagata, Japan.


Fun Facts about the name Takashi

  • How Popular is the name Takashi? Takashi is the 12,189th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Takashi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 835 babies born with the first name Takashi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Takashi to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Takashi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Takashi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Takashi is Wednesday, November 16th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Takashi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Takashi was in 1925 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Takashi Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Takashi ranks 89th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 7 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Takashi: The name spelled backwards is Ihsakat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Satihka. How do you pronounce that?
  • Takashi name meaning

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