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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 月岡(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. TSOO-KYEE-O-KA  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 月 (tsuki) meaning "moon" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge". A notable bearer of this surname was Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (月岡 芳年, 1839–1892), a Japanese artist who is widely recognized as the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting.
Added 5/4/2020 by Marusero
Edited 5/4/2020 by Marusero