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What does Michiko mean?

Michiko Pronunciation of Michiko [michiko] as a girls' name is pronounced MEE-chee-koh. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Michiko is "passing child; child of beautiful wisdom; child of beautiful knowledge". The name of the first commoner to become empress of Japan.

ASSOCIATED WITH beautiful, empress (queen)


VARIANTS Michee, Michi



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How popular is Michiko?

Michiko is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2294 out of 4276, Top 54%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Michiko entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #1499 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michiko name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michiko outside U.S.

Similar Names

Michiko is pronounced similarly to Machiko. Other recommended sound-alike names are Kimiko, Mariko, Micaiah, Michael, Michaila, Michal, Michala, Michela, Michele, Michell, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Mikko, Mireio and Sachiko. These names tend to be less commonly used than Michiko.

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