The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Niigata-ken , Ibaraki-ken , Kanagawa-ken . Terrain . From the cedar below. Iwate-ken Kitakami-shi was in the Edo period. I will tell that Mr. Takemura said in the same place. 竹村 reference. Akita-ken Kitaakita-shi Shimosugi was a place name that was called "Shimogi-minami" in the Warring States Period. Distributed in Hiroshima-ken .