Tamura name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tamura

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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

R is for rich, in the love from others

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tamura

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tamura

Yukari Tamura

Yukari Tamura is a singer, lyricist, voice actress, and voice acting. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Yukari was born on February 27th, 1976 in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Mutsumi Tamura

Mutsumi Tamura is a voice acting and voice actress. Mutsumi was born on June 19th, 1987 in Aomori Prefecture.

Ryūhei Tamura

Ryūhei Tamura is a manga artist and mangaka. Ryūhei was born on April 19th, 1980 in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

Kiyoshi Tamura

Kiyoshi Tamura is a martial artist. Kiyoshi was born in Okayama.

Eriko Tamura

Eriko Tamura is a japanese idol, actress, and singer. She has been prominent since 1989. Eriko was born on January 16th, 1973 in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Eriko is also known as Eriko.

Issei Tamura

Issei was born on March 12th, 1984.

  • Nobuyoshi Tamura
    Martial Artist
  • Yoshiko Tamura
  • Tsumasaburō Bandō
  • Shigeru Tamura
  • Yamato Tamura
  • Hitoshi Tamura

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tamura U.S.
  White 11.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 70.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 13.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tamura

People with the last name Tamura are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tamura

  • How Popular is the name Tamura? Tamura is the 28,233rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Tamura was the 14,591st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tamura have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 193 babies born with the first name Tamura in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tamura 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 Tamura? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tamura born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tamura was in 1974 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Tamura Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tamura is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Tamura: The name spelled backwards is Arumat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Taarmu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tamura? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,040 people with the last name Tamura.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tamura? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tamura as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tamura name meaning

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