Sumitani 【炭谷】5 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Tokushima-ken , Fukuoka-ken , Kumamoto-ken . Terrain . From the valley and projecting land. Kumamoto-ken Kumamoto-shi Chuo-ku Honmaru clan san Kumamoto clan, Hiroshima-ken Hiroshima-shi Naka ku Kamamachi is a clan government Hiroshima samurai, Ehime-ken Matsuyama-shi Marunouchi is a clan office Iyo Matsuyama clan, Aichi- ken Nagoya-shi Naka-ku Honmaru was in the Edo era in Ueno, Fukui-ken Nanjou-gun Minamiechizen-chou Ueno clan san. The Hiroshima clan says that Gifu - ken southern part (old: Mino country) comes out. Tokushima-ken Itano-gun Itano-chou Inubushi Lianhua Valley (Ljedani) is a place name unknown in the record era. Tell him that he was engaged in agriculture in the same area. Estimated in the Edo period.