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Type Surname
Usage Japanese
Scripts 保村, 甫村, 穂村(Japanese Kanji) ほむら(Japanese Hiragana) ホムラ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. HO-MUU-ṘAH  [key]

Meaning & History

This surname is used as 保村, 甫村 or 穂村 with 保 (ho, hou, tamo.tsu) meaning "guarantee, keep, preserve, protect, support, sustain", 甫 (fu, ho, haji.mete, suke) meaning "for the first time, not until", 穂 (sui, ho) meaning "crest (of wave), ear, ear (of grain), head" and 村 (son, mura) meaning "town, village."

Homura is also used as a feminine given name.
Added 4/7/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C and m4yb3_daijirou