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Gender: F Pronunciation: sa-koo-rah Meaning of Sakura: "cherry blossom" Origin of Sakura: Japanese

Lovely Japanese name that would certainly be appreciated in Europe and the U.S. It was rarely used in Japan until the 1990s, and draws its current popularity from the fact that it is deeply connected to Japanese traditional culture without sounding frumpy and old-fashioned.

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Famous People Named Sakura

Sakura Oda, Japanese pop singer of group Morning Musume
Sakura Sena, Japanese glamour model and adult actress
Sakura Sakurada, Japanese adult actress and model

Pop Culture References for the name Sakura

Sakura, character in mobile game "High School Story"
Sakura Uchiha nee Haruno, female ninja in anime/manga"Naruto"
Sakura Oogami, female wrestler in visual novel, anime and manga "Danganronpa"
Sakura Avalon lead character in the anime/manga "Cardcaptors"
Sakura Kasugano, character in video game "Street Fighter"