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Type Surname (from location)
Scripts 桐島, 桐嶋, 霧島, 切島, etc.(Japanese Kanji) きりしま(Japanese Hiragana) キリシマ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. KYEE-RYEE-SHEE-MA  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From 桐 (kiri), referring to the tree known commonly as the empress or foxglove tree, 霧 (kiri) meaning "fog, mist" or 切 (kiri) meaning "end, finish; bounds, limits" combined with 島/嶋 (shima) meaning "island."
Added 6/21/2015 by anonymous
Edited 3/19/2021 by Mike C and m4yb3_daijirou