Horaya 【洞谷】3 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Occupation . From samurai. Ken-Niigata Shibata-Shi in Niigata-Ken Shibata-Shi of the samurai of Kaji Castle was in the foot, Crown Prince tell and was yesterday in the Kamakura period in the descendants. Gunma-ken An'naka-shi Matsuida-machi I tell him that I came from Nagano-ken Minamisaku-gun · Kitasaku-gun in 1573 from 1573 (Tensho year) in Matsuigata cho Yagashi. Iwate - ken Ichinoseki - shi In Murosecho Folding Wall I tell him that the work was good from Mr. Masayama and he gave it to the Edo period.
② Abstract . Abbreviation for Takeda. Miyagi-ken Watari-chou In Arahama, tell Takeda that "Takei" and "person" combined, since it is a descendant of those who served Takeda Katsui, a warrior of Sengoku period and Azuchi-Momoyama period. 武田 reference.