Obata 【小幡】6 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Birth of Yamanashi-ken (old: Kai country). A place name with a record since the Asuka period.
③ Creation . From "a guy who means" strong "in Shimane-ken dialect. Shimane-ken Yasugi-shi In the Kuta town of Kuta town, Shimane-ken Yasugi-shi Kishito Nishini-ri got her horses in order to avoid the ranking of the lord of the lord of the clan in the Pass which can not pass in the Edo period Tell the Meiji New Last Name by that.