Japanese Submitted Surnames

Japanese names are used in Japan and in Japanese communities throughout the world. Note that depending on the Japanese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Japanese names.
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Aba 安波 Japanese
Variant reading of Yasunami.
Aba 阿波, あば Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿波 (see Awa 1 or Awa 2).
Abara 空原 Japanese
formed with 空 (a, sora) meaning "sky" and 原 (hara) meaning "field".
Abi 畔蒜 Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 畔蒜 (see Abiru).
Abiko 我孫子, 安孫子 Japanese
From 安 (a) "peaceful, cheap, rested, low" or 我 (a) meaning "I, me, myself, selfish, oneself, ego" combined with 孫 (bi) meaning "grandchild", and 子 (ko) meaning "child, sign of the rat"... [more]
Abiru 畔蒜, 安蒜 Japanese
From Japanese 畔蒜 (Abiru) meaning "Abiru", a manor that was in the former district of Ahiru in the former Japanese province of Kazusa in parts of present-day Chiba, Japan.... [more]
Abo Japanese (Rare)
阿 A ("Nook") and Bo for "Protect".
Abu 阿武, あぶ Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿武 (see Anno 2).
Abukawa 虻川, あぶかわ Japanese
From Japanese 虻 (abu) meaning "horsefly" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Abukumagawa 阿武隈川, あぶくまがわ Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 阿武隈川 (Abukumagawa) meaning "Abukuma River", a river that flows through the prefectures of Fukushima and Miyagi in Japan.
Abura Japanese (Rare)
From 油 (abura) meaning "oil".
Aburada Japanese
Abura means "oil" and da means "field, rice paddy."
Aburai Japanese (Rare)
Abura means "oil" and i means "well, mineshaft, pit".
Aburata Japanese
Abura means "oil" and ta means "field, rice paddy".
Aburatani Japanese
Abura means "oil" and tani means "valley".
Aburaya 油谷 Japanese (Rare)
A variant of Aburatani. ... [more]
Abuya 阿武屋, あぶや Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 阿武屋 (Abuya) meaning "Abu Store", from 阿武 (Abu) meaning "Abu", a district in the prefecture of Yamaguchi in Japan.
Achi Japanese
Achi means "distant, remote".
Achikita 遥北 Japanese (Rare)
遥 (Achi) means "distant, remote" and 北 (kita) means "north".
Achiku 阿竹, あちく Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿竹 (see Atake).
Adachi 安達, 足立, 足達 Japanese
From Japanese 安 (a) meaning "peace" or 足 (a) meaning "leg, foot" and 達 (tachi), a plural marker, or 立 (tachi) meaning "stand".
Adachihara 足立原, 安立原, 足達原 Japanese
A means "leg, limb, step", dachi is a form of tachi meaning "stand", and hara means "plain". ... [more]
Adzuchi 安室 Japanese
Variant reading of Amuro.
Aga 何, あが Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 何 (see Nani).
Agada Japanese
Variant of Agata.
Agarie 東江, あがりえ Japanese
From Japanese 東 (agari) meaning "east" combined with 江 (e) meaning "creek, bay".
Agata Japanese (Rare)
(Agata) written as 県, means "prefecture, county, countryside, subdivision, district".
Agatsuma 上妻 Japanese (Rare)
From 上 (aga) meaning "upper, top, above" and 妻 (tsuma) meaning "wife, spouse".... [more]
Agawa 阿川 Japanese
阿 (A) means "nook, flatter, corner" and 川 (kawa) meaning "stream, river".... [more]
Ageha 上羽, あげは Japanese
From Japanese 上 (age) meaning "above" combined with 羽 (ha) meaning "feathers".
Aguni 粟國, 粟国 Japanese
From the Japanese 粟 (a or awa) "foxtail millet" and 國 or 国 (kuni, guni or koku) "country."
Aha 安波 Japanese
Variant reading of Yasunami.
Aha 阿波, あは Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿波 (see Awa 1 or Awa 2).
Ahama 阿浜, あはま Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 阿 (a), a phonetic character and 浜 (hama) meaning "beach; seashore".
Ahane 亜波根 Japanese (Rare)
亜 (A) means "second, Asia", 波 (ha) means "wave", 根 (ne) means "source, root". ... [more]
Ahara Japanese
A means "second, Asia" and hara means "field, plain".
Ahiru 畔蒜, 安蒜 Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 畔蒜 (see Abiru) or 安蒜 (see Ambiru).
Ai 阿井, あい Japanese
From Japanese 阿 (a) meaning "ridge, eaves, corner" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit".
Aiba 相馬, 相場, 相羽, 饗庭, 相葉 Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "mutual" or 饗 (ai) meaning "banquet", combined with 馬 (ba) meaning "horse", 場 (ba) meaning "location", 羽 (ba) meaning "feathers", 庭 (ba) meaning "courtyard" or 葉 (ba) meaning "leaf".
Aibana 藍花 Japanese
From Japanese 藍 (ai) meaning "indigo" combined with 花 (hana, bana, ka) meaning "flower".
Aichi Japanese
Kazuo Aichi is a politician.
Aida 合田 Japanese
Ai could mean "fit, suit, join", "indigo", or "together, mutual". Da is a form of ta meaning "rice paddy, wilderness, field".
Aida 相田, あいだ Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Aida 会田, あいだ Japanese
From Japanese 会 (ai) meaning "meeting, gathering" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Aihara 相原, あいはら Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 原 (hara) meaning "field, plain".
Aikawa 相川, あいかわ Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Aikawa 愛川, 愛河, あいかわ Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" and 川 or 河 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Aiki 相木, あいき Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Aikou 愛甲, あいこう Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love" combined with 甲 (kou) meaning "armor, first class".
Aikuchi 合口 Japanese
合 (Ai) means "suit, join" and 口 (kuchi) means "mouth, opening".
Aikuzawa 愛久沢, 愛久澤, あいくざわ Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 愛久沢 or 愛久澤 (see Akuzawa 1 or Aikuzawa 2).
Aikyo 愛敬 Japanese (Rare)
愛 (Ai) means "love, affection", and 敬 (kyo) means "respect".... [more]
Aikyou Japanese
Ai means "love, affection" and kyo means "respect".
Aimi 相見, あいみ Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "mutual" combined with 見 (mi) meaning "see".
Aimoto 相本, 愛本 Japanese
Aimoto is often written as 愛 (ai) meaning "love, reverence, affection" or 相 (ai) meaning "together, each other, aspect, mutual" and 本 (moto) meaning "source, origin, root".
Aimura Japanese
Ai can mean "together, join" and mura means "hamlet, village".
Ainara 相奈良 Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "mutual, reciprocal, with one another", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree" and 良 (ra) meaning "good".
Aino 愛野 Japanese (Rare)
Means "of love" or "of the love" in japanese. A notable name bearer is a fictional character "Minako Aino" in the "Sailor Moon" anime... [more]
Ainuma Japanese
Ai means "unit, join" and numa means "swamp, marsh".
Aisaka Japanese (Rare)
Ai means "Indigo (blueish)", and Saka means "Hill,Slope".In 2014 Aisaka was ranked #9,579 for most used surnames in Japan and had only 5 occurrences that year. It's more popular in the U.S. than in the country it originated from... [more]
Aisaki Japanese
Ai can mean "indigo", "love, affection" or "together, join" and saki means "cape, promontory, peninsula".
Aisawa Japanese
Ai can mean "affection, love", "join, together" or "indigo" and sawa means "marsh, swamp".
Aita Japanese
Variant of Aida.
Aiuchi 相内, あいうち Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 内 (uchi) meaning "inside".
Aiuchi 愛内 Japanese
Ai (愛) means 'love', and Uchi (内) means 'inside'.
Aiwara Japanese
A variant of Aihara.
Aiyama Japanese
Ai can mean "together, join", "love, affection" or "indigo" and yama means "mountain".
Aizawa 相沢, 相澤, あいざわ Japanese
From Japanese 相 (ai) meaning "together, mutually" and 沢, 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Aizawa 阿久沢, 阿久澤, あいざわ Japanese
Variant reading of 阿久沢 or 阿久澤 (see Akuzawa 2).
Ajari 阿舎利 Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Azeri.
Ajiyari 阿舎利 Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Azeri.
Akaashi 赤葦 Japanese
Comes from the kanji "赤" meaning "red", and "葦" meaning "reed", or alternatively, "足" that means "leg"
Akada Japanese
Aka meant "red" and da comes from ta meaning "rice patty, field".
Akaeda Japanese
Aka means "red" and eda means "branch, bough, twig."
Akagawa 赤川 Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 川 (kawa) meaning "river, stream".
Akagi あかぎ Japanese
Means "red tree" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 赤 (red) and 木 (tree).
Akahira 赤平, あかひら Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 平 (hira) meaning "level, even, peaceful".
Akahori Japanese
Aka means "red" and hori means "mound, hill."
Akahoshi 赤星, あかほし Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 星 (hoshi) meaning "star".
Akaike 丹池 Japanese (Rare)
丹 (Aka) means "red" and 池 (ike) means "pool, pond".
Akaiwa 赤岩 Japanese
From 赤 (aka) meaning "red, vermilion" and 岩 (iwa) meaning "cliff, rocks".
Akaki Japanese
Aka means "red, crimson, vermilion" and ki means "tree, wood".
Akamakka 赤真下, 赤眞下, あかまっか Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red", referring to pinus densiflora, and 真下 (makka) meaning "(literally) down; below; beneath", referring to low lands.... [more]
Akamatsuka 赤真下, あかまつか Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 赤真下 (see Akamakka).
Akame 赤目, あかめ Japanese
This surname can derive from a location: Akame Forty-eight Waterfalls (near Nabari, Mie prefecture, Kansai region). Asides from being a popular hiking spot, the waterfalls are rumored to be the training location for ninja hundreds of years ago... [more]
Akamine 赤嶺, あかみね Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 嶺 (mine) meaning "mountain peak, mountain ridge".
Akamori 赤森, アカモリ Japanese (Rare)
From 赤 (aka) meaning "red" combined with 森 (mori) meaning "forest."... [more]
Akamura Japanese
Aka means "red" and mura means "hamlet, village".
Akanami Japanese
Aka means "red" and nami means "wave".
Akane Japanese
Aka means "red, crimson, vermilion" and ne means "root".
Akanishi あかにし Japanese
Means "red west" in Japanese. From the Japanese words 赤 (red) and 西 (west).
Akano 赤野 Japanese
(Aka) 赤 means "red, crimson, vermilion" and (no) 野 means "wilderness, plain, field".
Akanuma Japanese
Aka means "red" and numa means "swamp, marsh".
Akao Japanese
Aka means "red" and o means "tail".
Akasaka 赤坂, 赤阪, あかさか Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 坂 or 阪 (saka) meaning "slope".
Akasaki 赤崎, 赤﨑, あかさき Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 崎 or 﨑 (saki) meaning "cape, peninsula".
Akase 赤瀬, あかせ Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids, current".
Akashi 明石 Japanese
From Japanese 明 (aka) meaning "bright" and 石 (shi) meaning "stone".
Akashiro 赤城, 丹城 Japanese
赤 (Aka) means "red" and 城 (shiro) means "castle".... [more]
Akashita 赤下, 丹下 Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) or 丹 (aka) both meaning "red" combined with 下 (shita) meaning "below, down, descend, give, low, inferior". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Akata Japanese
Variant of Akada.
Akatsuka 赤塚, あかつか Japanese
From Japanese 赤 (aka) meaning "red" and 塚 (tsuka) meaning "hillock, mound".
Akatsuki 丹月, 朱月, 紅月 Japanese
丹 (Aka) means "red" and 月 (tsuki) means "month, moon". This surname is a reference to what the moon looks like during a lunar eclipse.... [more]
Akawa Japanese
A means "second, Asia" and kawa means "river, stream".
Akechi 明智 Japanese
From Japanese 明 (ake) meaning "bright" and 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect".
Akehisa Japanese
Ale means "bright" and hisa means "long time ago, lasting".
Akemi Japanese
Ake means "bright" and mi means "mindset, view".... [more]
Aki Japanese
Aki commonly means "Autumn" and "Bright,Luminous" as a first name and surname,but there's also "Rising Sun", "Crystal (Ball)" ,"Brightness,Luster" or "Obvious,Clear". First name Aki has far more kanji possibilities.
Akiba 秋葉 Japanese
From the Japanese 秋 (aki) "autumn" and 葉 (ha or ba) "leaf."
Akibara 昭原, 秋原, 穐原, アキバラ Japanese
This surname combines 昭 (shou, aki) meaning "shining, bright", 秋 (shuu, aki, toki) meaning "autumn" or 穐 with the same sounds and meaning with 原 (gen, hara) meaning "field, meadow, original, plain, prairie, primitive, tundra, wilderness."
Akida Japanese
Variant of Akita.
Akihara 秋原, 明原, 穐原, あきはら Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn; fall" and 原 (hara) meaning "meadow; plain; field".... [more]
Akimaru Japanese
Aki can mean "bright, luminous" or "autumn". Maru means "circle, round".
Akimoto 秋元, 秋本, あきもと Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 元 or 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin".
Akimura 秋村, あきむら Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 村 (mura) meaning "town, village".
Akinai 春夏冬 Japanese (Rare)
Variant form of Akinashi.
Akinashi 春夏冬 Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 秋なし (aki nashi) meaning "no autumn". This is due to the absence of 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" in 春夏冬 (haru-natsu-fuyu) meaning "spring, summer, winter".
Akine Japanese
Aki means "autumn" and ne means "root".
Akino 秋野, 秋乃 Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness" or 乃 (no) meaning "from".
Akinuma Japanese
Aki can mean "autumn", and numa means "swamp, marsh".
Akioka Japanese
Aki means "autumn" and oka means "hill".
Akisato 秋里 Japanese
秋 (Aki) means "autumn" and 里 (sato) means "village, ri: unit of measurement, league, parent's home". ... [more]
Akisawa Japanese
Aki can mean "autumn" and sawa means "swamp".
Akishima Japanese
Aki can mean "autumn" or "bright" and shima means "island".... [more]
Akishino 秋篠 Japanese
秋 (Aki) means "autumn" and 篠 (shino) means "dwarf bamboo".
Akita 秋田, 明田, 穐田, 飽田, 阿北 Japanese
This surname can be used as 秋田, 明田, 穐田, 飽田 or 阿北 with 秋/穐 (shuu, aki, toki) meaning "autumn," 明 (mei, myou, min, a.kari, aka.rui, aka.rumu, aki.raka, a.keru, -a.ke, a.ku(ru), a.kasu) meaning "clear," 飽 (hou, a.kiru, a.kasu, a.ku, aki) meaning "boredom," 阿 (a, o, omone.ru, kuma) meaning "corner, nook," 田 (den, ta) meaning "rice field" and 北 (hou, kita) meaning "north."... [more]
Akitani Japanese
Aki can means "bright" or "autumn" and tani means "valley".
Akiwara Japanese
Aki means "autumn" and wara means "plain, field".
Akiya Japanese (Rare)
A bearer of this surname is Tomoko Akiya (秋谷 智子, born May 14, 1976) is a Japanese voice actress. Her best-known role is voicing Hazuki Fujiwara in the Ojamajo Doremi series, and Suzume Mizuno in Zatch Bell.
Akiyoshi Japanese
Aki can mean "bright" or "autumn", and yoshi can mean "good luck, fortune".
Akizawa Japanese
A variant of Akisawa.
Akizora 旻, 秋空 Japanese
can be made with the kanji 旻(akizora) meaning "autumn sky" or the word 秋空 (akizora) meaning "autumn sky".
Akizuki あきずき, 秋月 Japanese
The Akizuki clan is a Japanese noble family.
Akui Japanese
A means "nook", ku means "long time ago, lasting" and i means "well, pit, mineshaft".... [more]
Akusawa 愛久沢, 愛久澤, 阿久沢, 阿久澤, 悪沢 Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 愛久沢 or 愛久澤 (see Akuzawa 1) or 阿久沢, 阿久澤, 愛久沢, 愛久澤, 悪沢, or 悪澤 (see Akuzawa 2).
Akutagawa 芥川 Japanese
Akuta (芥) means "mustard", kawa (川) means "river", kawa changes to gawa due to rendaku. Notable bearers of this surname are Ryuunosuke Akutagawa (芥川龍之介), a Japanese writer and Ryuunosuke Akutagawa from Bungou Stray dogs who shares the same name.
Akutsu 阿久津, あくつ Japanese
From Japanese 阿 (a) meaning "ridge, eaves, corner", 久 (ku) meaning "long time ago" and 津 (tsu) meaning "port, harbour".
Akuzawa 愛久沢, 愛久澤, あくざわ Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 愛久沢 (Akuzawa) meaning "Akuzawa", a former large village in the former Japanese province of Kaga in parts of present-day Ishikawa, Japan.... [more]
Akuzawa 阿久沢, 阿久澤, 安久沢, 安久澤, 愛久沢 Japanese
From Japanese 阿久沢 (Akuzawa), a variant spelling of 悪沢 (Akuzawa) meaning "Akuzawa", a division in the area of Azuma in the city of Midori in the prefecture of Gumma in Japan.... [more]
Ama 阿万, 阿萬, あま Japanese
From Japanese 阿万 (Ama) meaning "Ama", a former villa in the former district of Mihara in the former Japanese province of Awaji in parts of present-day Hyōgo, Japan.... [more]
Amachi 天知, 天地, 天池, 天内, 雨知 Japanese
This surname is used as 天知, 天地, 天池, 天内, 雨知 or 雨地 with 天 (ten, ama-, amatsu, ame) meaning "heavens, imperial, sky", 雨 (u, ama-, ame, -same) meaning "rain", 知 (chi, shi.raseru, shi.ru) meaning "know, wisdom", 地 (ji, chi) meaning "earth, ground", 池 (chi, ike) meaning "cistern, pond, pool, reservoir" and 内 (dai, nai, uchi, chi) meaning "among, between, home, house, inside, within."... [more]
Amada 天田, あまだ Japanese
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heaven" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Amada 阿万田, あまだ Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿万田 (see Amata).
Amagai Japanese
This is a variation of Japanese surname Amaya. Ama means "Heaven(ly)" and Gai means "Valley".
Amagawa 天川, 天河, 塰川, 塰河, 余川 Japanese
From the Japanese 天 (ama or ten) "heaven," 塰 (ama) the title of a Noh play or 余 (ama) "complimentary" and 川 or 河 (gawa or kawa) "river."
Amagi 天城, あまぎ Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heaven" and 城 (ki) meaning "castle".
Amai 天井, 甘井, アマイ Japanese
This surname is used as 天井 or 甘井 with 天 (ten, ama-, amatsu, ame) meaning "heavens, imperial, sky", 甘 (kan, ama.i, ama.eru, ama.yakasu, uma.i) meaning "be content, coax, pamper, sugary, sweet" and 井 (shou, sei, i) meaning "community, town, well, well crib."
Amaji Japanese
Ama means "heaven, sky" and ji means "soil, ground".
Amajiki 天喰 Japanese
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heaven" and 喰 (jiki) meaning "eating"
Amaki Japanese
Ama can mean "heaven" and ki means "wood, tree."... [more]
Amami 天美, 天海, 天実 Japanese
amami is a surname which can mean heavenly beauty, heavenly truth, or heavenly ocean. the first meaning is made up of the kanji 天 (ama) meaning heaven and 美 (mi) meaning beauty. the second meaning consists of 天 (ama) and 実 (mi) meaning truth... [more]
Amamiya 雨宮 Japanese
From Japanese 雨 (ama) meaning "rain" and 宮 (miya) meaning "temple, shrine, palace". A notable bearer of this surname is voice actress and singer Sora Amamiya (雨宮 天 Amamiya Sora, 1993–).
Amamiya 雨宮, 天宮, 尼宮, あまみや Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 雨宮 (see Amenomiya), also written 天宮 and 尼宮.
Aman 阿万, 阿萬, あまん Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿万 or 阿萬 (see Ama).
Amanda 阿万田, あまんだ Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿万田 (see Amata).
Amano 阿万野, あまの Japanese (Rare)
Variant of Ama, added Japanese 野 (no) meaning "field; plain".
Amanomiya 雨ノ宮, 雨之宮, あまのみや Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 雨ノ宮 or 雨之宮 (see Amenomiya).
Amao Japanese
Aka can mean "sweet" or "heaven" and o means "tail".
Amari 甘利 Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 甘 (ama) meaning "sweet" combined with 利 (ri) meaning "profit, benefit".
Amase 阿万瀬, あませ Japanese (Rare)
Variant of Ama, added Japanese 瀬 (se) meaning "rapids; current".
Amata 阿万田, あまた Japanese (Rare)
Variant of Ama, added Japanese 田 (ta) meaning "rice paddy, cultivated field".
Amatani Japanese
天 (Ama) means "heaven" and 谷 (tani) meaning "valley". This is the pronunciation of it in western Japan.
Amatsubo 雨坪, あまつぼ Japanese (Rare)
Means "rainy atrium, rainy courtyards". From Japanese 雨 meaning "rain", and "坪" meaning "(inner)garden, atrium, courtyard". A famous bearer is Mitsumasa Amatsubo.
Amaya 天谷 Japanese
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heaven" and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley".
Ambiru 安蒜 Japanese
Form of Abiru but written 安蒜.
Ambu 阿武, あんぶ Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿武 (see Anno 2).
Amemiya 雨宮, あめみや Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 雨宮 (see Amenomiya).
Amenomiya 雨宮, 雨ノ宮, 雨之宮, 雨野宮, あめのみや Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 雨宮 (Amenomiya) meaning "Amenomiya", a former area in the district of Hanishina in the former Japanese province of Shinano in parts of present-day Nagano in Japan or an area in the same location in the city of Chikuma in the prefecture of Nagano in Japan.... [more]
Amenomori Japanese
"Forest of rain."
Ametsuchi Japanese
Means "Heaven & Earth" in Japanese
Amido 網戸 Japanese
Variant reading of Amito.
Amigasaya 編笠屋, あみがさや Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 編笠屋 (Amigasaya) meaning "Amigasa Store", from 編笠 (amigasa) meaning "braided hats", referring to a store that sells braided hats.
Amimiya 雨宮, あみみや Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 雨宮 (see Amenomiya).
Amino Japanese
A could mean "second, asia, nook", mi could mean "view" and no means "field".
Amito 網戸 Japanese
Means "doorway with an insect net" in Japanese.
Ampiru 安蒜 Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 安蒜 (see Ambiru).
Ampo 安保 Japanese
From Japanese 安 (an) meaning "calm, peaceful" and 保 (ho) meaning "protect, maintain".
Amu 阿武, あむ Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿武 (see Anno 2).
Amuro Japanese
Written with the kanji meaning "relax, cheap, inexpensive, low, rested, peaceful" and "room".
Amuro 安室 Japanese
Possibly means "funeral home" in Japanese.
Amusan Japanese (Rare)
The Amusan Clan (秋道一族, Amusan Ichizoku) is a prominent clan in Kanazawa. Since its disbandment, most of its known members reside in Neuilly-sur-Seine ,Britain and Washington D.C.
Anabuki 穴吹 Japanese
穴 (Ana) means "hole, pit" and 吹 (buki) means "blow into".
Anami 阿波, あなみ Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿波 (see Awa 1 or Awa 2).
Anazawa 穴沢, 穴澤, あなざわ Japanese
From Japanese 穴 (ana) meaning "hole, opening, pit" and 沢 or 澤 (sawa) meaning "marsh".
Anbiru 安蒜 Japanese
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 安蒜 (see Ambiru).
Anbu 阿武, あんぶ Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Japanese Kanji 阿武 (see Ambu).
Ando 安藤 Japanese
From the Japanese 安 (an or yasu) "relax," "inexpensive," "low," and 藤 (to or fuji) "wisteria." The second character may indicate historical or familial links to the formerly powerful Fujiwara (藤原) clan.
Andoh Japanese
Variant transcription of Ando.
Andou Japanese
Variant transcription of Ando.
Anjo Japanese
An means "peace, relax, cheap" and jo means "castle".
Anno 庵野, 安野 Japanese
Means "of hermitage" in Japanese. A famous bearer is famous Japanese illustrator and children's educational book author Mitsumasa Anno (1926-present).
Anno 阿武, 安野, 安武, 庵野, 案野 Japanese
From Japanese 阿武 (Anno) meaning "Anno", a district in the former Japanese province of Nagatono in parts of present-day Yamaguchi, Japan.... [more]
Annō 阿武, あんのう Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿武 (see Anno 2).
Ano 阿武, あの Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 阿武 (see Anno 2).
Anpiru 安蒜 Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Ampiru.
Anpo 安保, あんぽ Japanese
From Japanese 安 (an) meaning "calm, peaceful" and 保 (ho) meaning "protect, maintain".
Anshitsu 安室 Japanese
Variant reading of Amuro.
Anzai 安西, 安斎, 安済 Japanese
From Japanese 安 (an) meaning "peace" and 西 (sai) meaning "west", 斎 (sai) meaning "purification, worship", or 済 (sai) meaning "settle, finish".
Anzan 安蒜 Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 安蒜 (see Ambiru).
Aoba 青葉 Japanese
青 (Ao) means "green, blue" and 葉 (ba) being a form of, ha meaning "leaf". This surname refers to a fresh leaf. ... [more]
Aochi Japanese
Ao means "green, blue" and chi means "ground".
Aoda Japanese
So means "green, blue" and da is a form of ta meaning "field, rice paddy".
Aoi 葵, 碧 Japanese
From Japanese 葵 "hollyhock, althea" or 碧 "blue". This name is a given name as well as a surname.
Aoike 青池 Japanese
青 (Ao) means "blue, green" and 池 (ike) means "pond, pool".
Aokaki Japanese
Ao means "green, blue" and kaki means "fence".
Aomatsu Japanese
Ao means "green, blue" and matsu means "pine".
Aomine Japanese
Written 青嶺 (青 ao, meaning "blue") (嶺 mine, meaning "peak"). It is the surname of a character in the anime/manga Kuroko no Basket.
Aono 青野, あおの Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "green, blue" and 野 (no) meaning "field, wilderness".
Aonuma 青沼, あおぬま Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "green, blue" and 沼 (numa) meaning "swamp, marsh".
Aosaka Japanese
Ao means "green, blue" and saka means "slope, hill".
Aosaki Japanese
Ao means "blue, green" and saki means "promontory, cape, peninsula".
Aosawa Japanese
Ao means "blue, green" and sawa means "swamp, wetland, marsh".
Aoshima Japanese
Ao means "green, blue" and shima means "island".
Aota 青田, あおた Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "green, blue" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy".
Aotsuki 青月, 蒼月, あおつき Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 青 (ao) or 蒼 (ao) both meaning "blue" combined with 月 (tsuki) meaning "moon".
Aoyagi 青柳, あおやぎ Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "green, blue" and 柳 (yagi) meaning "willow".
Aozaki Japanese (Rare)
Ao means "blue,somewhat green" & zaki means "blossom". So, Nobutaka "Blue Blossom",is an artist who was born in Japan,but now lives in New York as an artist who has been featured in magazines.
Aozora 青空 Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "blue" and 空 (sora) meaning "sky".
Ara Japanese
From the Japanese 荒 (ara) "primitive," "rude," "crude."
Ara 安良, 荒, あら Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 安良 (see Yasura) or a form of Yasura but written 荒.
Arabe 新部, あらべ Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 新部 (see Niibe).
Arabeya 荒部谷, あらべや Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 荒 (ara) meaning "uncultivated, desolate", 部 (be) meaning "department, division; part", and 谷 (ya) meaning "valley".
Arabiki 荒引, あらびき Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 荒 (ara) meaning "rough; harsh; intense", referring to rough land, and 引 (biki), from 引き (biki), the joining continuative form of 引く (hiku) meaning "to pull".
Arabuka 荒深, あらぶか Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 荒深 (see Arafuka).
Arada Japanese
Variant of Arata.
Aradera 新寺, あらでら Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 新寺 (see Niidera).
Arafuka 荒深, あらふか Japanese
From Japanese 荒 (ara) meaning "uncultivated, desolate" and 深 (fuka) meaning "deep; profound". It may have been derived from Ara 2.
Aragaki 新垣, 荒垣 Japanese
From Japanese 新 (ara) meaning "new" or 荒 (ara) meaning "rough, wild" and 垣 (kaki) meaning "hedge, fence".
Arahi 荒樋, あらひ Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 荒 (ara) meaning "rough; harsh; intense", referring to rough land, and 樋 (hi) meaning "gutter".
Arahira 荒平, あらひら Japanese
From Japanese 荒 (ara) meaning "rough; harsh; intense" and 平 (hira) meaning "flat; flattened" or, in a dialect, "cliff", referring to a rough flatland or a rough cliff.... [more]
Arai 新井, 荒井 Japanese
From Japanese 新 (ara) meaning "new, natural" or 荒 (ara) meaning "rough, sparse, wild" and 井 (i) meaning "well".
Araidaira 荒平, あらいだいら Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 荒平 (see Arahira).
Arakaki 新垣, 荒垣 Japanese
Alternate romanization of Aragaki.
Arakawa 荒川, 荒河, 新川, 新河, アラカワ Japanese
From 荒 (ara) meaning "rough, wild, violent" or 新 (ara) meaning "new" combined with 川/河 (kawa) meaning "river, stream."
Araki 荒木 Japanese
From Japanese 荒 (ara) meaning "rough, sparse, wild" and 木 (ki) meaning "tree, wood".
Araki 蘭, あらき Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 蘭 (see Araragi).
Aramaki Japanese
Ara means "wild" and maki means "shepherd".
Aran 亜蘭, あらん Japanese
From 亜 (a), a phonetic character, and 蘭 (ran) meaning "orchid."
Aranami 荒波 Japanese
Ara (荒) means rough, wild. Nami (波) means wave(s).
Arano Japanese
Ara means "rough" and no means "field, plain".
Arao Japanese
Ara means "wild" and o means "tail".
Araoka 荒岡 Japanese (Rare)
Ara (荒) means "rough", oka (岡) means "hill", therefore, Araoka means rough hill
Araoka 荒, あらおか Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 荒 (see Ara).
Araragi 蘭, あららぎ Japanese
Means "taxus cuspidata" in Japanese.
Araraki 蘭, あららき Japanese (Rare)
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 蘭 (see Araragi).
Arase Japanese
Ara means "wild" and se means "ripple".
Arashi 嵐, アラシ Japanese
This surname is used as 嵐 (ran, arashi) meaning "storm, tempest."... [more]
Arashi 荒, あらし Japanese
Variant reading of Japanese Kanji 荒 (see Ara).
Arashiro Japanese (Rare)
A Japanese surname. A bearer of this surname is Yukiya Arashiro (Born 1984-) He is a Japanese cyclist.