Locating my family
I am trying to find my grandmother's family her name was mayumi imano Hoshizuka. I can't seem to find anything on the internet any help? I can't even find where her surname came from other than Japan.
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It's spell as 星冢 (Kanji) or ほしずか(Hiragana maybe) in Japanese,probably means "the tomb of star".
And what do "Mayumi" and "Imano" spell in Japanese Kanji?Just for curious.
I think it's very beautiful,for me.Hope that these can help you :)I hope I don't have any grammatical error...

This message was edited by the author 12/9/2020, 6:18 AM

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Hi, I did a quick google search and found this website saying there are approx 32 people with this surname in Japan (not sure how reliable it is): https://forebears.io/surnames/hoshizuka This website also allows you to enter info about the surname.
I couldn’t pin down which area of Japan from just a few searches, although there is a company with a similar name to your Grandmother’s surname so that kind of floods out the surname related info.
Also if I’m not mistaken, Hoshi mean Star in Japanese?
Anyway, I’m sure this wasn’t much help but best of luck tracing your family’s ancestry :)
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