Takeshi name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Takeshi mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Takeshi

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  1. A Japanese male given name from Japanese

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

Notable Persons Named Takeshi

Notable Persons Named Takeshi

Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano is a comedian, television personality, film director, actor, author, screenwriter, film editor, singer, and painter. He was most prominent from 1972 to present. Takeshi was born on January 18th, 1947 in Adachi, Tokyo. Takeshi is also known as Beat Takeshi.

Takeshi Kaneshiro

Takeshi Kaneshiro is a mandopop and cantopop actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Takeshi is also known as Aniki.

Takeshi Obata

Takeshi Obata is a comics creator.

Takeshi Kaga

Takeshi Kaga is an actor. Takeshi was given the name Shigekatsu Katsuta on October 12th, 1950 in Kanazawa.

Takeshi Morishima

Takeshi was born on October 15th, 1978 in Edogawa, Tokyo.

Takeshi Koike

Takeshi Koike is a film director and animator. Takeshi was given the name Kaminoyama, Yamagata on January 26th, 1968.

  • Takeshi Shudo
  • Takeshi Mori
  • Takeshi Honda
    Figure Skater
  • Takeshi Onaga
    Mayor of Naha
  • Takeshi Matsuda
  • Takeshi Takashina
  • Takeshi Fuji
  • Takeshi Minamino
  • Takeshi Yamada
  • Takeshi Yasutoko
  • Takeshi Nagano
  • Takeshi Ito
    Soccer Player
  • Takeshi Yasuda
  • Takeshi Kato

Notable Persons With the Last Name Takeshi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Takeshi

Kaikō Takeshi

Kaikō Takeshi was a writer. Kaikō was born on December 30th, 1930 in Tennōji-ku, Osaka. They passed away on December 9th, 1989.

Watabe Takeshi

Watabe was born on March 21st, 1936. He breathed his last breath on December 13th, 2010.

Caesar Takeshi

Caesar Takeshi is a martial artist. Caesar was born on August 17th, 1955 in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Seirō Takeshi

Seirō was born on August 18th, 1988 in Ulaanbaatar.

Hakuba Takeshi

Hakuba was born on May 5th, 1983 in Ulaanbaatar.

Kyokutenzan Takeshi

Kyokutenzan was born on August 4th, 1973 in Ulaanbaatar.


Fun Facts about the name Takeshi

  • How Popular is the name Takeshi? Takeshi is the 13,673rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Takeshi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 697 babies born with the first name Takeshi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Takeshi to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Takeshi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Takeshi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Takeshi is Monday, March 14th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Takeshi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Takeshi was in 1924 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Takeshi Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Takeshi ranks 55th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 13 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Takeshi: The name spelled backwards is Ihsekat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ekistah. How do you pronounce that?
  • Takeshi name meaning

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