Hanako

Hanako - A very unique female name



  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hanako, meaning flower child, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1282. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hanako and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hanako? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hanako. The baby girl name Hanako was given to 6 baby girls in 1997, ranking #3787 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 246,407 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hanako peaked in popularity 101 years ago in 1918 on position 1160.



Famous with this name

Hanako Yamada
Hanako Takigawa
Hanako Onuki


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Hanako is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hanako is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,805 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,805.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hanako is where you live.


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Hanako origin and meaning

Hanako is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means flower child. To see famous people named Hanako, pop culture references for the name Hanako and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hanako

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hanako, sorted by popularity.

Hennessy / Huong / Hang / Hong / Henchy / Hansika / Henessy / Hennessey / Hennesy / Hoang /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19973787
19321720
19281844
19271334
19261592
19251603
19241224
19231208
19221545
19211394
19201330
19191376
19181160
19171250
19161525
19151282

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2805

Even more about Hanako


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hanako a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hanako?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1918
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Hanako
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 246,407
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1915
1997 births +6

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