Japanese Surnames

Japanese names are used in Japan and in Japanese communities throughout the world. Note that depending on the Japanese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Japanese names.
There are 55 names matching your criteria.

AKIYAMA     Japanese
Means "autumn mountain" from Japanese aki "autumn" and yama "mountain, hill".
FUJIMOTO   藤本     Japanese
Derived from Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
FUJIOKA   藤岡     Japanese
Derived from Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria" and 岡 (oka) meaning "ridge".
FUKUI     Japanese
Means "fortunate" or can denote one who is from the Fukui prefecture in Japan.
HAMASAKI     Japanese
From hama meaning "beach, seashore" and saki meaning "small peninsula, cape".
HASHIMOTO     Japanese
Means "base of bridge" from hashi meaning "bridge" and moto meaning "base".
HAYASHI     Japanese
Means "forest"... [more]
HIMURA     Japanese
Means "scarlet village" from hi meaning "scarlet" and mura meaning "village".
HISAKAWA     Japanese
Means "market place by the river" in Japanese, from kawa meaning "river".
HONDA     Japanese
Meaning "one from the base of the fields".
INOUE     Japanese
Means "above the well" from Japanese i "well", no "of" and ue "top".
ITO     Japanese
From i meaning "this" and to meaning "wisteria", the latter syllable indicating a connection to the Fujiwara ("wisteria field") clan.
KAGOME     Japanese
Means "park" in Japanese.
KATO     Japanese
From ka meaning "add" and to meaning "wisteria", the latter syllable indicating a connection to the Fujiwara ("wisteria field") clan.
KAWAGUCHI     Japanese
Means "mouth of the river" from kawa "river" and guchi "mouth".
KIMURA     Japanese
Means "tree village" in Japanese.
KITA     Japanese
From ki meaning "tree" and ta meaning "field".
KOBAYASHI     Japanese
Means "small forest" in Japanese, derived from ko "small" and hayashi "forest".
KOIZUMI     Japanese
Means "little spring" in Japanese... [more]
KUROSAWA     Japanese
Means "black swamp", from the prefix kuro, meaning "black", and sawa, "swamp".
MAKI     Japanese
Means "black pine" in Japanese.
MATSUMOTO     Japanese
Derived from one of many place names called Matsumoto in Japan... [more]
MATSUOKA     Japanese
Means "a hill covered in pines", from Japanese matsu "pine" and oka "a hill".
MATSUSHITA     Japanese
Means "below the pine", from matsu "pine" and shita "lower, below".
MINAMI     Japanese
Means "south" in Japanese.
MIYAMOTO   宮本     Japanese
Means "base of the shrine" in Japanese, from 宮 (miya) "shrine" and 本 (moto) "base"... [more]
MIZUSHIMA     Japanese
From mizu meaning "water" and shima meaning "island".
MORI     Japanese
Means "forest" in Japanese.
MOTO   本, 元     Japanese
Means "base, source, origin". It is used as an ending in many Japanese surnames.
NAKAHARA     Japanese
From naka meaning "middle" and hara meaning "plain" or "field".
NAKAMURA     Japanese
From naka meaning "middle" and mura meaning "village".
NAKANO     Japanese
Means "central field" in Japanese.
NISHIMURA     Japanese
Probably means "western village", from nishi "west" and mura "village".
OSHIRO     Japanese
Means "big castle"... [more]
SAITO     Japanese
From sai meaning "correct" and to meaning "wisteria", the latter syllable indicating a connection to the Fujiwara ("wisteria field") clan.
SATO (1)     Japanese
From sa meaning "help" and to meaning "wisteria", the latter syllable indicating a connection to the Fujiwara ("wisteria field") clan.
SATO (2)     Japanese
Refers to a village or road marker.
SHIZUKA     Japanese
Derived from the given name SHIZUKA.
SUZUKI     Japanese
Means "bell tree" from suzu, meaning "bell", and ki, "tree".
TACHIBANA     Japanese
Means "wild orange" in Japanese.
TAKAHASHI     Japanese
Means "high bridge".
TAKENAKA     Japanese
Means "(dweller in the) middle of bamboo".
TANAKA     Japanese
Means "(dweller in the) middle of rice fields", from ta "rice field", and naka "in".
TSUKINO     Japanese
Means "moon field"... [more]
TSUKUDA     Japanese
Means "cultivated rice field".
UEDA     Japanese
From Japanese words meaning "high" and "rice paddy".
UENO     Japanese
Derived from a common place name bearing the meaning "upper field"... [more]
WAKAHISA     Japanese
Means "forever young" from the Japanese waka "young" and hisa "longevity, ancient".
WATANABE     Japanese
From wata meaning "cross" and nabe meaning "bank".
YAMADA     Japanese
From yama meaning "mountain" and ta meaning "rice field" (t changes to d after a vowel).
YAMAGUCHI     Japanese
From a very common place name meaning "mountain entrance", from yama "mountain", and guchi "mouth"... [more]
YAMAMOTO     Japanese
Means "base of the mountain" from yama, meaning "mountain", and moto, meaning "base, origin".
YAMAUCHI     Japanese
Place name meaning "within the mountains".
YOSHIDA   吉田, 芳田     Japanese
From 吉田 "lucky rice field" or 芳田 "fragrant rice field".
YUKIMURA     Japanese
Means "snowy village", from yuki "snow" and mura "village".
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