The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Mie-ken , Wakayama-ken · Oosaka-fu . Thing . The first element is "water", the second element is from drinking behavior. Tell me that the Meiji new family name was due to the fact that there was a well where the Shimizu springs home. In Wakayama-ken Wakayama-shi there was a case that there was a swallowing of a poor farmer who does not have a field in 1948, a water-swallowing abbreviation, and there was a case that the Mizutani surname was renamed to Mizutani surname because it dislikes children. 水谷 reference.