The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Hiroshima-ken , Fukuoka-ken , Oosaka-fu . Hiroshima-ken Onomichi-shi Mukojima cho Iwako (Iwashi) Island origin. A place name with a record since the Edo period. The place name was also written as "sardine" and there was pronunciation of the sardin. Kanagawa - ken Kawasaki - shi In Oshimagami - ku Kawasaki - ku tells Hiroshima - ken Onomichi - shi 's raw island is out.