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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 長船(Japanese Kanji)

Meaning & History

"Osafune" (長船) is a Japanese surname. It originates from the Osafune area in Japan, which historically was known for producing swords during the feudal period. The name "Osafune" itself doesn't have a specific meaning, but it's associated with the renowned sword-making tradition of the region. The characters "長船" can be translated as "long boat," but in the context of the surname, they are typically used for their phonetic value rather than their individual meanings.
Added 3/4/2024 by akari888888