How many children are named after Pokemon?
At least 698 Americans share their names with Pokémon.
Can I name my kid Pikachu?
“No matter the kanji, a kid called Pikachu is going to get bullied. They might as well call him Poop.” … A parent may well give their child an unusual name with the best intentions and all the love in the world, but ultimately not everyone will see it that way.
Is anyone named after a Pokémon?
The man narrated the tale of naming his nephew Zacian after a Pokémon from Pokémon Sword & Shield on Reddit. … He jokingly suggested his family, “Hey Zacian is a kool name. It means sword in Japanese.” To his surprise, the family approved of the name and now it’s official.
What does the name Pikachu mean?
“Pika” is from pikapika, which means to sparkle or glitter. “Chu” is from chuchu, the Japanese word for the sound mice make. So put them together, and you get “Pikachu,” AKA “Sparkle Mouse Noise.” Link.