Teruko name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Teruko

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Borrowed from Japanese てるこ (Teruko).

  1. A Japanese female given name from Japanese

Teruko was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Teruko

Notable Persons Named Teruko

Runa Akiyama

Runa Akiyama was a voice actress and voice acting in japan. Runa was given the name Teruko Akiyama on April 17th, 1954 in Tokyo. She breathed her last breath on March 8th, 2014.

Teruko Oe

Teruko was born in 1969.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Teruko

Notable Persons With the Last Name Teruko

Empress Teruko


Fun Facts about the name Teruko

  • How Popular is the name Teruko? Teruko is the 19,050th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Teruko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 405 babies born with the first name Teruko in the United States. That's more than enough people named Teruko 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 Teruko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Teruko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Teruko is Wednesday, July 1st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Teruko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Teruko was in 1927 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Teruko Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Teruko ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 10 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Teruko: The name spelled backwards is Okuret. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ukoter. How do you pronounce that?
  • Teruko name meaning

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