Tou 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 Tou mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tou

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Wisconsin, U.S., the name Tou is of Japanese origin and means "Moon".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Tou

Notable Persons Named Tou

Tou Samouth

Tou Samouth was a General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kampuchea and General Secretaryof theCentral Committeeof theCommunist Party of Kampuchea. He died in 1962.

Tou Travel Ariki

Tou Katsu

Tou Katsu is an actor, model, and model (people). Tou was born on February 5th, 1982 in Osaka, Japan.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tou U.S.
  White 10.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 78.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tou

People with the last name Tou are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Tou

  • How Popular is the name Tou? Tou is the 9,403rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Tou was the 63,873rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tou have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,254 babies born with the first name Tou in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tou to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tou? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 33 new born babies.
  • When was Tou first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tou is Wednesday, July 10th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Tou born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tou was in 1990 with a total of 82 babies.
  • Random Tou Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tou is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Tou: The name spelled backwards is Uot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Uto. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tou? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 312 people with the last name Tou.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tou? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tou as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tou name meaning

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