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Type Surname (from location)
Scripts 勘解由小路(Japanese Kanji) かでのこうじ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. KA-DEH-NO-KO-ZHEE  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsKadenokoji, Kadenokouji, Kadenokohji

Meaning & History

From Japanese 勘解由小路 (Kadenokōji) meaning "Kadeno Alley" or its other name 勘解由小路 (Kageyukōji) meaning "Kageyu Alley", a former alley in the city of Kyōto in the prefecture of Kyōto in Japan.
This surname, along with Saemonsaburō, is considered the longest Japanese surname (excluding naturalized names) in terms of number of Japanese characters (both with 5 characters).
Added 11/14/2023 by nihanzakura
Edited 11/14/2023 by nihanzakura

See Also

User submission Kadenokoji