Norimoto 【則元】3 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Topography . Hoki means "cliff". Shiga-ken Takashima-shi Azumogawa town It was in the Edo era on Kawashima. Shiga-ken Takashima-shi Azumigawa-cho Distribution in Kita-Funki. In Oosaka-fu there is a transmission that Shiga-ken got out and Hoki to Mochiki changed pronunciation in the Tokyo era.