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Type Surname
Usage Japanese
Scripts 光永, 光江, 三枝, 満江, 三津江(Japanese Kanji) 三ツ江(Kanji/Katakana) みつえ(Japanese Hiragana) ミツエ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. MEE-TSUU-E  [key]

Meaning & History

This surname is used as 光永, 光江, 三枝, 満江, 三ツ江 or 三津江 with 光 (kou, hikari,, mitsu) meaning "light, ray", 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 満 (ban, man, mi.tasu, mi.chiru, mi.tsu) meaning "enough, full, fullness, satisfy", 永 (ei, naga.i, e) meaning "eternity, long, lengthy", 江 (kou, e) meaning "bay, creek, inlet", 枝 (shi, eda, e) meaning "bough, branch, twig, limb" and 津 (shin, tsu) meaning "ferry, harbour, haven, port."

Mitsue is also used as a feminine given name (光江, 三枝 & 満江) and a place name.
Added 5/2/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C and m4yb3_daijirou