Usage Japanese (Rare)
Scripts 浮世(Japanese Kanji) うきよ(Japanese Hiragana) ウキヨ(Japanese Katakana)
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Contributor Contrib.ukiiyo on 2/15/2020
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.