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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 川島, 川嶋(Japanese Kanji) かわしま(Japanese Hiragana) カワシマ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. KA-WA-SHEE-MA  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream, brook" and 島 (shima) or 嶋 (shima) both meaning "island".
Added 12/14/2015 by cutenose
Edited 3/30/2020 by Mike C and HL