Name: Taro

Origin and Meaning of the Name Taro

  • Meaning:
    Plump son; eldest son
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    (TAH roh)
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    English speaking countries
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    Taro (with a short vowel 'o') does not occur as a Japanese name. However, Taro is a frequent English transcription of the name Tarou (pronounced with a long vowel 'o'). Tarou is a traditional and generic Japanese name, such as John or Mary in English-speaking country.

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