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Every villager in Konoha is aware that Naruto has the Kyuubi sealed inside of him.

Is anyone in the village or elsewhere (other than Kakashi and Jiraiya, that I remember knew) aware that he is the son of Minato and Kushina?
My main doubt being: do they know that he is the son of the Fourth Hokage?

  • some people in the village or were in the village already knew who his parents were like (3rd hokage , Kakashi sensei , and the people who dicided Naruto's last name.) thoughs are people who already new .... but seriously how could everybody not know naruto looks just like the 4th and if people new who the 4th hokage married they would know instantly that naruto was minato's son (4th hokage's son) – brianahj Nov 5 '13 at 1:41
  • retroactive continuity – Sam I am Feb 6 '14 at 23:20
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Most of them didn't know. It was a secret to protect Naruto. Just a few people knew it. I found proof on this site:

Suddenly orphaned, Naruto was left to grow up knowing nothing of his parents, receiving only his mother's last name because the Third Hokage thought that it was best that nobody knew that he was related to the Fourth Hokage.

They found it here: Naruto chapter 440, page 5

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You forgot the third Hokage (and some other Anbu's).

IMO they aren't.
After all you can see how everyone who knew that info treated him entirely different from the rest.

Edit: As Madara said,
It really was TABOO not to talk about it in the village (About the demon inside Naruto etc).
Nevertheless, I do not think it was so complicated inform those who need to know that.

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    I second this. Remember that entire ordeal with Neji, during the chuunin exams, talking about how "You're born a loser", and such things? I have always wondered how that would've played out if Neji knew Naruto was the son of the most legendary ninja to have ever existed. – NoobishPro May 30 '16 at 17:57
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Yes. After their names were revealed, it seems as if "suddenly" everyone knew about it. Even Gai, and even the Raikage mentioned his parents without them being mentioned earlier.

That leads me to believe that people knew, and it was part of the taboo not to speak of it (or Kishimoto still hadn't thought about it then :D)

  • Raikage mentioned his parents? when and where?? – InfantPro'Aravind' Feb 26 '13 at 7:40
  • ya he mentions .. gotta link :) mangareader.net/naruto/544/4 – InfantPro'Aravind' Feb 26 '13 at 7:44
  • I think some people knew like gai and kakashi but that some just saw the resemblance, because when he's 16 he really looks like a younger version of his dad. Next to that I think that every kage who was in an alliance with konoha would have know about the fourth hokage and his son – Wouter Mar 1 '17 at 11:03
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Obviously they don't. He was celebrated after defeating Pain, not because he's the Fourth's son, but rather because he became the hero of the village. Btw, I think Naruto is happier to be acknowledged as a hero because of his acts and not because he's the son of a former Hokage. The only persons that knew about the truth were: Jiraiya, Sarutobi, maybe Kakashi (we saw a lot of time that Kakashi imagines he's teacher and mentor in Naruto, maybe he realized the relationship, but he didn't know that from the beginning), and a few ANBU members who were at that place when Naruto was born.

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Kakashi would have been one of the few who knew because one of his assignments as ANBU was to be a secret body guard for Minato's wife while she was pregnant. As for why people who knew who Minato married didnt put two and two together when suddenly this boy who looks oddly similar to the fourth ended up being born in their village and happend to be the one cursed to carry the burden of the price that was paid to save the village.

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I am pretty sure a lot of jonins (asuma, jiraiya, kakashi, and etc) who has worked with Minato would know that naruto is minato's son. While the manga doesn't state it explicitly, it is unlikely that you wouldn't know the fourth hokage wife's last name if you are the disciple - kakashi, teacher - jiraiya, third hokage , third hokages son, and pretty much everyone invited to the wedding would know of kushinas last name. I am pretty sure many of the higher up jonins would worked with minato would know that naruto is minato's son. In the manga, even sasuke's mother and father knew kushina was pregnant so it is not like their marriage or child is a secret

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    Do you have a source for this? – Makoto Feb 26 '17 at 16:27
  • their marriage or child was not a secret. what was secret was that naruto survived the night that his parents died. the common people think that the forth hokages son died with his mother and any one could have the Uzumaki last name, after all there was a whole clan of them. – Henjin May 2 '17 at 7:02
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yes, the people who knew straight away were the poeple there when minato died, saruto a few anbu. Jiraiya knew as he was told what the babies name was going to be and he is the godfather, kakashi knew the child was born that day, and being smart he probably figured out after seing naruto in the academy. people like asuma and kurani knew. no one in narutos generation knew and the villigers dont either. but i think sasuke figured it out and sakura was there during the war so she knows.

  • Do you have sources for this? – JNat May 2 '17 at 14:37

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