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Type Surname
Scripts 浮世(Japanese Kanji) うきよ(Japanese Hiragana) ウキヨ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. [ɯ̟̀ᵝ.kʲí.jó̞]  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From 浮世 (ukiyo) meaning "fleeting life, floating world​," referring to the urban lifestyle, especially the pleasure-seeking aspects, of Edo period (1603-1868) Japan.

This surname is very rarely used.
Added 2/15/2020 by ukiiyo
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C, m4yb3_daijirou and ukiiyo