Maemichi 【前道】3 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Fukuoka-ken , Kumamoto-ken . Summary . Synthesis of Yamamoto and Nagano. In Fukuoka-ken Noogata-shi Tonno, Mr. Yamamoto has been adopted by Mr. Nagano of Fukuoka-ken Noogata-shi and he told from Yamamoto's "mountain" and Nagano's "chief" in the Edo period. 山本 reference. 長野 reference.