The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Topography . From the previous field. Hyougo-ken Himeji-shi Tell the story that I was engaged in agriculture in the shape . Estimated in the Edo period. From the Maeda gates of the gate division system that was in the Edo period. An example of the location of the gate. Kagoshima-ken Satsuma-chun Satsuma-chou Kashiwabara, Kagoshima-ken Hioki-shi Hiyoshi cho Yamada.