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Gender Masculine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 孝夫, 孝士, 孝生, 孝男, 孝勇, 孝雄, 孝朗, 孝郎, 隆夫, 隆生, 隆男, 隆雄, 隆朗, 隆郎, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. TAH-KAH-O  [key]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 孝 (taka) meaning "filial piety" or 隆 (taka) meaning "noble, prosperous" combined with 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 士 (o) meaning "samurai, warrior", 生 (o) meaning "live", 男 (o) meaning "male", 勇 (o) meaning "brave", 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 朗 (o) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (o) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.

Famous bearers of this name are Japanese baseball second baseman Takao Kuwamoto, Japanese manga artist Takao Aoki, Japanese film director Takao Okawara, Japanese politician Saitō Takao, Japanese high jumper Takao Sakamoto, Japanese professional tennis player Takao Suzuki, Japanese professional wrestler Takao Omori and Japanese baseball player and manager Takao Obana.
Added 12/31/2016 by lilolaf
Edited 3/16/2019 by Evil, Sofia and lilolaf