The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Akita-ken , Hokkaidou . Thing . Akita-ken Yurihonjou-shi In Ishikawa, he tells that he handled arrows in the southern part of Ishikawa-ken (formerly Kaga) and resident in the early Edo period. Akita-ken Yurihonjou-shi It was in the Edo period at the foot of Iwatani.