The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Miyazaki-ken , Kagoshima-ken . Thing . From the earth. Ooita-ken Usa-shi I tell him that Emperor Kinmei gave it to him during the Kofun period because he supervised the civil engineering work in constructing the Usa Shrine of South Usa. Miyazaki-ken tells the possession of a wide-area geographical name in the north from Mr. Tsuchiya's person's name. Kagoshima-ken Kimotsuki-gun Minamioosumi-chou From Sotomon gate of the gate division system which was in the Edo period in Sata Magome. The gate name is estimated from the person's name.