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What does Minoru mean?

Minoru Pronunciation of Minoru [mi-noru] as a boys' name is pronounced mee-noh-roo. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Minoru is "bear fruit".

Associated with: bear.


Creative forms:
(male) Manoru, Minore, ..

(female) Minomi, Minora, ..

Middle name pairings:
Minoru Rigoberto (M.R.), ..

How popular is Minoru?

Minoru is a rare given name for males and also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Minoru was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #1174 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andru, Mainard, Major, Malory, Mano, Manoa, Manoah, Manoel, Manola, Manolo, Marinor (see Marriner), Maynor, Mayor, Mazor, Meino, Meinor, Menard, Menor, Mentor, Miko, Mikol, Milborn, Milford, Milo, Miner, Minor, Minos, Miron, Mitford, Monro, Moore, More, Mori, Mort, Munir, Munro, Mynor and Toru. These names tend to be more frequently used than Minoru.

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