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Type Surname
Scripts 鼓, 都積(Japanese Kanji) つづみ(Japanese Hiragana) ツヅミ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. TSUU-ZUU-MEE, TSUU-DZUU-MEE  [key]
Other Forms FormsTsuzumi

Meaning & History

This surname is used as either 鼓 or 都積 with 鼓 (ko, tsudzumi) meaning "beat, drum, muster, rouse", 都 (tsu, to, miyako) meaning "capital, metropolis" and 積 (seki,, tsu.mori, tsu.moru, -dzu.mi) meaning "acreage, amass, contents, load, pile, up, stack, volume."

Tsuzumi/Tsudzumi (鼓) is also used as a feminine given name.
Added 3/12/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C and m4yb3_daijirou