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Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 繰多朗, 繰多郎, 繰太朗, 繰太郎, 桑太郎, 宗太朗, 宗太郎, 宗大郎, 庄多朗, 庄多郎, 庄太朗, 庄太郎, 曾太郎, 曽太郎, 創多朗, 創多郎, 創太朗, 創太郎, 双太郎, 壮多朗, 壮多郎, 壮太朗, 壮太郎, 多朗, 奏多郎, 奏太朗, 奏太郎, 爽太郎, 宋太郎, 惣多朗, 惣多郎, 惣太朗, 惣太郎, 想多朗, 想多郎, 想太朗, 想太郎, 操多朗, 操多郎, 操太朗, 操太郎, 相太郎, 総多朗, 総多郎, 総太朗, 総太郎, 綜多朗, 綜多郎, 綜太朗, 綜太郎, 聡多朗, 聡多郎, 聡太朗, 聡太郎, 草多朗, 草多郎, 草太朗, 草太郎, 荘太郎, 蒼多朗, 蒼多郎, 蒼太朗, 蒼太郎, 壯太郎, 滄太郎, 艸太郎, 颯太郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. SO:-TAH-ṘO:  [key]
Other Forms FormsSotaro, Sōtarō

Meaning & History

From Japanese 繰 (sou) meaning "winding, reel, spin, turn (pages), look up, refer to", 桑 (sou) meaning "mulberry", 宗 (sou) meaning "religion, sect, denomination, main point, origin, essence", 庄 (sou) meaning "level, in the country, manor, village, hamlet", 曾 (sou) meaning "once, before, formerly, ever, never, ex-", 創 (sou) meaning "genesis, wound, injury, hurt, start, originate", 双 (sou) meaning "pair, set, comparison", 壮 (sou) meaning "robust, manhood, prosperity", 奏 (sou) meaning "play music, complete", 爽 (sou) meaning "refreshing, bracing, resonant, sweet, clear", 宋 (sou) meaning "dwell", 惣 (sou) meaning "all", 想 (sou) meaning "concept, think, idea, thought", 操 (sou) meaning "maneuver, manipulate, operate, steer, chastity, virginity, fidelity", 相 (sou) meaning "inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy", 総 (sou) meaning "general, whole, all, full, total", 綜 (sou) meaning "rule, synthesize", 聡 (sou) meaning "wise, fast learner", 草 (sou) meaning "grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft", 荘 (sou) meaning "villa, inn, cottage, feudal manor, solemn, dignified", 蒼 (sou) meaning "blue", 壯 (sou) meaning "big, large, robust, name of tribe", 滄 (sou) meaning "ocean", 艸 (sou) meaning "grass, plants" or 颯 (sou) meaning "sudden, quick, sound of the wind", 多 (ta) meaning "many, much", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" or 大 (ta) meaning "big, great" combined with 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Famous bearers are Sotaro Yasuda, known as Sotaro, is an American actor and model in Japan, Sotaro Sada, a former Japanese football player and Sotaro Yasunaga, a former Japanese football player and manager.

Famous deceased bearers are Baron Misu Sotarō, an admiral in the early Imperial Japanese Navy and Sōtarō Yasui, a Japanese painter, noted for development of yōga (Western-style) portraiture in early twentieth-century Japanese painting.
Added 6/27/2017 by cutenose
Edited 6/27/2017 by cutenose