Shou 【肖】3 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Topography . 園田 's variant. Kagoshima-ken Kagoshima-shi Shiroyama-machi was in the Edo era in the Kagoshima Samurai of the Clan office. From the Sonoda gate in the gate division system that was in the Edo period. An example of the location of the gate. Kagoshima-ken Ibusuki-shi Yamakawa Nogawa. Kagoshima-Ken Minamikyuushuu-Shi in the Hirayama Kawabe-cho Sonoda (Sonoda) Gate, Kagoshima-Ken Minamikyuushuu-Shi in Nagata Kawabe-cho Sonoda (Sonoda) mansion, Kagoshima-Ken Minamikyuushuu-Shi Kawabe-cho Imada, Kagoshima-Ken Minamikyuushuu-Shi Kawabe-cho Kagoshima-ken Minamikyuushuu-shi Kawabe-machi Kotetsu, Kagoshima-ken Minamikyuushuu-shi Sonoda residence in Kawabe-cho Nozaki. Miyazaki - ken Miyazaki - shi Uedajima was a clan of Sadahara of the clan office, Saga - ken Saga - shi inside the castle was in the Edo era at the clan of Saga of the clan office.
※ Ooita-ken Kusu-gun Kusu-machi Forest was in the Edo period in the Clan in the Forest of the Clan. The same clan tells Saitama-ken · Toukyou-to · Kanagawa-ken Northeastern Department (formerly Musashi country) Sonoda's out. Period, location unknown.
* Hyougo-ken Southwest part (formerly known as Harima Country) had Mr. Sonoda's surname in the Nara period.