Kariya 【狩谷】5 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Hokkaidou , Oosaka-fu , Hyougo-ken . Terrain . In Aomori-ken Hirosaki-shi he tells that he called it from the Oosaka-fu Oosaka-shi in the meaning of "North way" by having lived in the northern country in the Edo period. Immigrated from Aomori-ken Hirosaki-shi to Hokkaidou Hiyamashi-chou Esashi-chou in 1847 (4 years in Hiroshi). Kyouto-fu Funai-gun Kyoutanba-chou Miyachi was in the North and the North.