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A regular Japanese name. Not having any reference, to any whale, or anything just. Just a name.
Means: Gift from Above, or blessing.

The word 'Keiko' is also pronounced 'Kay-co' not 'Kee-co' like the whale's name.
Me: Hi Keiko.
Keiko: Hi.
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A Japanese name, meaning 'Gift from Above' or 'Blessing'. Its a compliment when you're called a Keiko, not at all an insult.
'I love Lindsay, she's a Keiko.'
by Kerty* June 04, 2005
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A normal female Japanese name. Usually means blossom, blessing, or a gift from above. Keiko is a name, not a noun, verb, or anything else. Just because there is an orca whale named Keiko, it doesn't mean Keiko is a bad name. Keiko is a very beautiful name in Japan.
by japanese with keiko as name December 04, 2010
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She’s a girl made of gold and diamonds, she’s the best thing that will ever happen to you. She’s incredibly sexy and turns on any guy that looks at her. All eyes are on her when she walks into the room. Her eyes shine like stars, her hair flows gracefully in the wind, and her lips are perfectly curved; they’re great for kissing, but her smile...it’s one of the most unique things she has. She is such an amazing, gorgeous, adorable and not to mention bangable girl in the universe. She’ll make you laugh with any of her cute and clever jokes and is fun to be around. She’s a total badass and she’s knows it. She has a deep passion for success and doesn’t let anyone get in her way. She’s the coolest woman in existence and everyone wants her.
Go get yourself a girl like Keiko.
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means "happy child"

shes very light spirited with a warm heart.

she loves to laugh and laughs very easily
sometimes gets attached to guys too quickly

loves with all her heart: doesnt hold back
intelligent.

loves money
very shy when you first meet her
not very good social skills
she's so shy, just like keiko.
by avery burns December 15, 2013
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Keiko (circa 1976 – December 12, 2003) was an orca which performed in the first of the three Free Willy movies.

Keiko was captured near Iceland in 1979 and sold to the Icelandic aquarium in Hafnarfjörður. Three years later, he was sold to Marineland in Ontario, where he first started performing for the public and developed skin lesions indicative of poor health. He was then sold to Reino Aventura, an amusement park in Mexico City, in 1985.

The publicity from his role in Free Willy led to an effort by Warner Brothers Studio and schoolchildren around the world to find him a better home. Donations from the studio and Craig McCaw led to the establishment of the Free Willy Keiko Foundation in February 1995. With donations from the foundation, the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, Oregon spent over $7 million to construct facilities to return him to health with the hope of returning him to the wild. He was airlifted by UPS to his new home in January 1996, weighing 3500 kg (7720 pounds). During his years in Oregon, he gained over a ton in weight.

The plan to return him to the wild was a topic of much controversy. Some felt his years of domestication made such a return impossible. Nevertheless, the next step in the plan happened on September 9, 1998, when he was flown to Klettsvik Bay in Vestmannaeyjar in Iceland. His day-to-day care became the responsibility of the Ocean Futures Society. He underwent training designed to prepare him for his eventual release, including supervised swims in the open ocean.

Keiko was released in July 2002. He traveled about 1400 km (870 miles) to the coast of Norway over a period of several days. In September, he followed a fishing boat to Halsa in Norway where he allowed fans to play with him and crawl over his back. His handlers soon thereafter enticed him to nearby Taknes Bay, hoping to discourage his interaction with humans.

He died suddenly on December 12, 2003, of pneumonia. He was 27 years of age, very old for a captive whale, but young for a wild one. Following requests from fans of the whale and its films, the Oregon Coast Aquarium held a memorial service for him on February 20th, 2004. 700 people attended the service at which the aquarium's veterinary chaplain said "Keiko was not one of our kind, but nonetheless was still one of us."
Keiko was 27 years old when he died.
by SourSlipDoll June 02, 2006
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