The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Gunma-ken Isesaki-shi . Thing . In Gunma-ken Isesaki-shi border Shimoguchi, I tell him that Myoshi Shrine of Shinosai Shingon sect in the same place was a temple whose main honor is Miroku Bodhisattva. There is also a story that the same name was renamed from Kobayashi surname in the Edo period. 小林 reference.