The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Hyougo-ken , Kyouto-fu , Oosaka-fu . Terrain . From valley and fence. Hyougo - ken Tanba - shi In the ice town Inabata tells that the vassals of Yoshinagi Niki, the warrior of the Kamakura period and the Muromachi era, had the designation of "Valley House" and "Tanigaki Den". It is unknown whether the valley residence will exist. Hyougo-ken Tanba-shi Ichijima cho was in the Edo era during the Edo period.