Tetsuo 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 Tetsuo

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Borrowed from Japanese てつお (Tetsuo).

  1. A male given name from Japanese

Tetsuo was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Tetsuo

Notable Persons Named Tetsuo

Tetsuo Hara

Tetsuo Hara is a mangaka and manga artist. He was most active from 1982 to present. Tetsuo was born on September 2nd, 1961 in Shibuya.

Tetsuo Kurata

Tetsuo Kurata is an actor, performer, and restaurant operator. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to 1987. Tetsuo was given the name Tetsuo Takayama on September 11th, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan.

Tetsuo Sakurai

Tetsuo Sakurai is a jazz fusion bassist, songwriter, and record producer. He plays Bass guitar. His ongoing career started in 1976. Tetsuo was born on November 13th, 1957.

Kyusaku Shimada

Kyusaku Shimada is an actor. Kyusaku was given the name Tetsuo Shimada on April 24th, 1955 in Totsuka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Tetsuo Gotō

Tetsuo Gotō is an actor, voice acting, and voice actor. Their ongoing career started in 1975. Tetsuo was born on August 10th, 1950 in Gifu, Japan.

Tetsuo Okamoto

Tetsuo Okamoto was a swimmer. Tetsuo was born on March 20th, 1932 in Marília. He died on October 1st, 2007.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tetsuo

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tetsuo

Tochitsukasa Tetsuo

Tochitsukasa was born on April 25th, 1958 in Nagoya, Japan.


Fun Facts about the name Tetsuo

  • How Popular is the name Tetsuo? Tetsuo is the 23,814th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tetsuo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 268 babies born with the first name Tetsuo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tetsuo 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 Tetsuo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tetsuo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tetsuo is Saturday, April 8th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Tetsuo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tetsuo was in 1924 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Tetsuo Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tetsuo ranks 84th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 7 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Tetsuo: The name spelled backwards is Oustet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Otuste. How do you pronounce that?
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