• en
Tell Us About Your Name!

editor
Enlarge Enlarge Licensing

Ryan S. Taketomo 竹友

I was given my first name because my father wanted an assertive name that could not end in “-y.”  He thought such a name would sound immature.  

My maternal grandmother chose my middle name from the kanji that means “one that never gives up.” 

The Taketomo family has endured through four generations starting from my Issei great-grandfather. 

Based on this original

Ryan S. Taketomo 竹友
uploaded by editor
Photo taken and name story provided on June 11, 2014 at the Japanese American National Museum for Discover Nikkei’s photo activity in conjunction with the Nikkei Names: ... More »


Reciba novedades

Regístrese para recibir actualizaciones por email

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Colaborar con el proyecto

Descubra a los Nikkei

Discover Nikkei es un espacio para conectarse con otros y compartir experiencias nikkei. Para que siga creciendo este proyecto necesitamos tu ayuda!

Manera de colaborar >>

Proyecto Japanese American National Museum

Principal patrocinador The Nippon Foundation