Tanegashima 【種ケ嶋】2 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
Hiroshima-ken , Oosaka-fu , Yamaguchi-ken . Distribution that also includes chika. Terrain . From the neighboring land. Hiroshima - ken Hatsukaichi - shi Hara, Yamaguchi - ken Shimonoseki - shi Distributed in Ukuda Department of Kikukawa - machi. Nagasaki - ken tells me that he changed his name from Shimoda surname at the Meiji New surname because he took up the neighboring place nearby. The pronunciation is chikaki. 下田 reference. First letter surname of Amagi archipelago of Kagoshima-ken .