Sobatani 【蕎麦谷】3 The Japanese surnames etymology dictionary.
① Topography . From mounds and ridges. Aomori-ken Kamikita-gun Shichinohe-machi Konomori is based. Hyougo-ken Amagasaki-shi Tsukaguchi-cho is a place name with a record since the Muromachi Period. Toyama-ken Takaoka-shi Niba is a place name with a record since the Kamakura period. It was in the Edo period as the priest of Hakusan Shrine.