Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 岩本(Japanese Kanji) いわもと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. EE-WA-MO-TO
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Meaning & History

From Japanese (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks" and (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Entry added April 5, 2022