Gender: Male Meaning of Tupac: "native Inca accountant" Origin of Tupac: Variation of Topa or Tupa, Native American

Tupac Origin and Meaning

The name Tupac is a boy's name meaning "native Inca accountant".

The first Tupac was the 15th century Incan ruler whose name was an extension of the Quechua Topa or Tupa. The second was the 20th century musician who put the gansta in rapper. Will your baby boy be the third? Such a singular name is undoubtedly a heavy mantle. When asked what his name meant, Tupac Shakur said, "I just say it means determined because I’m determined to never ever negotiate again."

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This name means "brilliant, resplendent" in Aymara and Quechua which were 2 languages of the indigenous people of Peru and Bolivia. Tupac Shakur was named after Tupac Amaru II who led the last Peruvian uprising against the Spanish.