Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 川上(Japanese Kanji) かわかみ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. KA-WA-KA-MEE
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Meaning & History

From Japanese (kawa) meaning "river, stream" and (kami) meaning "above, top, upper".
Entry updated April 5, 2022