The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Fukuoka-ken , Ooita-ken , Hyougo-ken . Occupation . From the shop of Kamiya. Fukuoka-ken Fukuoka-shi It was in Warring States period in Hakata-ku. Shimane-ken Ooda-shi in the same told that a merchant involved in the development of Iwami Ginzan in Omori-machi has responded. Okayama-ken Okayama-shi Tells Kita Ward Misu Shinjo called "Shoge" in the Edo period. It is unknown whether Shogu will exist.