Yoshio 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 Yoshio

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  1. A Japanese male given name from Japanese

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

Notable Persons Named Yoshio

Notable Persons Named Yoshio

Yoshio Sakamoto

Yoshio Sakamoto is a video game designer. Yoshio was born on July 23rd, 1959.

Yoshio Tachibana

His military service ended in 1945.

Daisuke Gōri

Daisuke Gōri was a voice acting in japan, narration, actor, voice actor, and narrator. They were most prominent from 1973 to 2010. Daisuke was given the name Yoshio Nagahori on February 8th, 1952 in Koto, Tokyo. They breathed their last breath on January 17th, 2010.

Yoshio Akeboshi

Yoshio Akeboshi is a j-pop and folk music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Yoshio was born on July 1st, 1978 in Yokohama, Japan.

Yoshio Kodaira

Yoshio Nishina

Yoshio Nishina was a scientist in the field of physics. Yoshio was born on December 6th, 1890 in Satoshō, Okayama. He died on January 10th, 1951.

  • Yoshio Kondo
  • Yoshio Shirai
  • Yoshio Tabata
  • Yoshio Sakurauchi
    Minister of International Trade
  • Yoshio Shiga
  • Yoshio Itoi
  • Yoshio Fukui
  • Yoshio Maki

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yoshio

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yoshio

Tanaka Yoshio

Tanaka Yoshio was a civil servant and naturalist. Tanaka was given the name Tanaka Yoshisuke on September 27th, 1838 in Iida, Nagano, Japan. He passed away on June 22nd, 1916.

Shoji Yoshio

Shoji was born on December 11th, 1943.

Taikō Yoshio

Taikō was born on October 30th, 1953 in Aomori, Japan.


Fun Facts about the name Yoshio

  • How Popular is the name Yoshio? Yoshio is the 9,825th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yoshio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,169 babies born with the first name Yoshio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yoshio 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 Yoshio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yoshio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yoshio is Sunday, August 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Yoshio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yoshio was in 1921 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Yoshio Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yoshio ranks 24th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 25 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Yoshio: The name spelled backwards is Oihsoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oyhosi. How do you pronounce that?
  • Yoshio name meaning

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