Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 田中(Japanese Kanji) たなか(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. TA-NA-KA
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Meaning & History

Means "dweller in the rice fields", from Japanese (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy" and (naka) meaning "middle".

Entry updated April 25, 2021