Sakikawa 【崎川】4 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① A variant of 下田 . Gunma-ken Agatsuma-gun Kusatsu-machi It was in Edo era in Kusatsu. Saitama-ken Saitama-shi In Matsumoto, Minami-ku, it is said that it was described as "Shimoda" in the Edo period. There is also a story that there was pioneering engaged in agriculture in the same place. Tottori-ken Tottori-shi told that in 1887 the captain renamed from Shimoda surname.