Uejou 【上亟】2 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
* In Hiroshima-ken western part (formerly Aki country), descendants of Takashi Takashi who is a warrior of the Kamakura period and the North-South morning period in the North-South morning era called from the place name of Utada near Hiroshima-ken Akitakata-shi (formerly Takada gun) To tell. Location unknown. 高 reference.
※ There is a record in Hyogo-ken Northern area (formerly Tajima Country) in 1285 (Hiroshi 8 years).