Revision History

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4/25/2021, 10:07 PM Mike C update #110
5/29/2020, 9:30 PM Mike C update #108
2/28/2019, 2:08 PM Mike C update #102
8/16/2017, 11:57 PM Mike C update #96
7/2/2017, 10:39 PM Mike C update #95
3/14/2016, 9:26 PM Mike C update #91
7/27/2015, 11:23 PM Mike C update #90
5/30/2011, 5:41 PM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 渡辺(Japanese Kanji) わたなべ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. WA-TA-NA-BEH

Meaning & History

From Japanese (wata) meaning "cross, ferry" and (nabe) meaning "area, place".