The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Topography . From the Inamori gate in the gate division system that was in the Edo period. An example of the location of the gate. Kagoshima-ken Isa-shi Oguchi Sagi, Kagoshima-ken Kagoshima-shi Higashiyan -yama , Kagoshima-ken Minamikyuushuu-shi Kawabe Machiya, Kagoshima-ken Soo-shi Sueyoshi cho Nankono. The gate name is from rice and forest.
② variant of 稲守 . Mie-ken Tsu-shi Misugi Town In Okutsu tells that it changed from Inamori's family name in the Edo period. Good neighbor . Nara-ken Uda-gun There are distribution in Soni-mura mountain cake.
③ things . Iwate - ken Kunohe - gun Kunohe - mura tells that Iwate - ken Ninohe - shi changed its notation later from Tanaka 's surname to Inago' s surname in the sense of "protect Inari from" Shinkin Inari shrine in Fukuoka. Estimated in the Edo period. 田中 reference.