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Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts 主代(Japanese Kanji) ぬしろ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. NOO-SHEE-RO  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsNushishiro, Nushiyo, Shudai

Meaning & History

From Japanese 主代 (nushiro), a contraction of 主代 (nushishiro), from 主 (nushi), a variant reading of 主 (shu), a clipping of 主人 (shujin) meaning "master, owner, host" and 代 (shiro), a variant reading of 代 (dai), a clipping of 代理 (dairi) meaning "surrogation; proxy", referring to someone who would represent their master.
Added 9/21/2023 by nihanzakura