Houshi 【方志】3 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Topography . From the forest and the garden. From the Forest gates of the gate division system that was in the Edo period. An example of the location of the gate. Kagoshima-ken Akune-shi disturbance, Kagoshima-ken Satsuma-gun Satsuma-chou Funaki, Kagoshima-ken Satsumasendai-shi Togo-cho Akabuchi, Kagoshima-ken Hioki-shi Higashiichiroku-cho Yuda, Kagoshima-ken Kagoshima-shi Ujuku, Kagoshima- ken Kirishima-shi Fukuyama cho Fukuyama, Kagoshima-ken Kimotsuki-gun Kimotsuki-chou Nozaki. Kagoshima-ken Satsumasendai-shi Morisono (Morisonzono) gate in Uronomachi Urinomiya. Fukuoka-ken Itoshima-shi Tell him that he was engaged in agriculture with Pioneer in Minakami Hamakubo.