Houshou 【宝正】3 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Kumamoto-ken , Miyazaki-ken · Hyougo-ken . Thing . Hyougo-ken Kakogawa-shi Meiji New surname by monks of Anso-san in Saoto sect in Hiraoka cho. From the mountain of the temple, Shiunsan's "purple" and Anzaiji's "An". Examples of other temples. Kumamoto-ken Hitoyoshi-shi Eikoku-ji of Sotobu sect in the bank-town.