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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 荒川, 荒河, 新川, 新河(Japanese Kanji) あらかわ(Japanese Hiragana) アラカワ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. [ä.ɾä.kä.ɰᵝä]  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From 荒 (ara) meaning "rough, wild, violent" or 新 (ara) meaning "new" combined with 川/河 (kawa) meaning "river, stream."
Added 10/9/2017 by ShioTanbo1
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C, m4yb3_daijirou, Sofia and more