Tanaka


Tanaka

Family name
name = Tanaka


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pronunciation = Tanaka
meaning = "middle of the ricefield"
region = Japanese
origin = Japanese
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footnotes = [ [http://www.census.gov/genealogy/names/names_files.html 1990 Census Name Files ] ]

Tanaka (田中 "middle of the ricefield") is the fourth most common Japanese surname.

People

* Tanaka Giichi (former Prime Minister of Japan)
* Tanaka Hidemitsu (author)
* Aiko Tanaka (model and actress)
* Dean Tanaka (aka Dean Cain)
* Hideyuki Tanaka (voice actor)
* Hirokazu Tanaka (musician)
* Hiromichi Tanaka (video game producer)
* Hisao Tanaka (wrestler)
* Hisashige Tanaka (founder of "Tanaka Seizosho", subsequently renamed Toshiba)
* Tanaka Isson (Nihonga painter)
* Tanaka Jun (author)
* Kakuei Tanaka (former Prime Minister of Japan)
* Kinuyo Tanaka (actress)
* Koichi Tanaka (chemist)
* Koki Tanaka (singer, actor)
* Kōtarō Tanaka (photographer)
* Makiko Tanaka (politician)
* Marcus Tulio Tanaka (footballer)
* Masahiko Tanaka (voice actor)
* Masako Tanaka (Mineko Iwasaki) (geisha)
* Masato Tanaka (professional wrestler)
* Mayumi Tanaka (voice actor)
* Meca Tanaka (manga artist)
* Miho Tanaka (athlete)
* Mikiyasu Tanaka (volleyball player and coach)
* Min Tanaka (dancer and choreographer)
* Minoru Tanaka (professional wrestler)
* Minoru Tanaka (driver), (born 1963) a race car driver
* Misako Tanaka (actress)
* Nobuo Tanaka (born 1950), the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency
* Nobuyuki Tanaka (botanist)
* Paul Tanaka (sheriff)
* Raizō Tanaka (Japanese Rear Admiral during WW2)
* Reina Tanaka (singer)
* Rena Tanaka (actress)
* Rie Tanaka (voice actor)
* Sara Tanaka (actress)
* Shinako Tanaka (beach volleyball player)
* Shohé Tanaka (music theorist and physicist)
* Tetsuya Tanaka (born 1965) a racing car driver
* Tommy Tanaka (Guam politician)
* Professor Toru Tanaka (professional wrestler and actor)
* Yasuo Tanaka (astronomer) (asteroid 4387 Tanaka is named for him)
* Yasuo Tanaka (author, politician)
* Takashi Tanaka, a.k.a. Banjō Ginga (voice actor)
* Yoshiki Tanaka (author)
* Yoshiko Tanaka (actress)
* Yuji Tanaka (comedian)

Fictional characters

* Tanaka Kazuya, a character from "School Rumble"
* Tiger Tanaka, a character from the James Bond novel and film "You Only Live Twice"
* Mariko Tanaka, a character from "Wing Commander"
* Mr. Tanaka, a character from "Sonic X"
* Taro Tanaka, character from "Taro the Space Alien" ("Uchūjin Tanaka Tarō")
* Shinji Tanaka, character from "Yakuza"
* Shinichiro Tanaka, character from "Battle Royale" (film, Special Edition)
* Souichirou Tanaka, a character from "Genshiken"
* Isuro Tanaka, a character from "Major League II"

Institutions

* The Tanaka Business School (Part of Imperial College London)

Companies

* Tanaka Optical Co., makers of the Tanack rangefinder cameras (Leica type)
* Tanaka Power Equipment, makers of small internal combustion engines and associated machinery
* Tanaka Manufacturing, which became Toshiba

Other

* Tanaka Memorial, an alleged Japanese war planning document

References

ee also

*Japanese name


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  • TANAKA K. — TANAKA K. TANAKA KAKUEI (1918 1993) Originaire de la région agricole de Niigata, Tanaka Kakuei débute comme maçon puis dirige une entreprise de maçonnerie; il ne vient à la politique et n’y consacre son entière activité qu’après la Seconde Guerre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tanaka-ya — (Киото,Япония) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: 605 0801 Киото, Киото, Higashiyama ku Miya …   Каталог отелей

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  • Tanaka —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Tanaka (田中, Tanaka? …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tanaka — biographical name Koichi 1959 Japanese engineer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tanaka — /teuh nah keuh/; Japn. /tah nah kah /, n. Baron Giichi /gee ee chee/, 1863 1929, Japanese military and political leader: prime minister 1927 29. * * * …   Universalium


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