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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 桜島, 櫻島(Japanese Kanji) さくらじま(Japanese Hiragana) サクラジマ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. SAH-KOO-RAH-JEE-MAH  [key]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 桜 or 櫻 (sakura) both meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 島 (jima) meaning "island". This surname comes from 桜島 (Sakurajima), an active stratovolcano located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan. A fictional bearer of this surname is Mai Sakurajima (桜島 麻衣) from Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.
Added 6/7/2021 by Koume Sakura
Edited 6/7/2021 by Koume Sakura