Meaning and Origin of: Kato
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First name origins & meanings:
- Latin : All-knowing
- American : Good judgment
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Japanese (Katō) : variously written; most bearers descend from the Fujiwara of Kaga (Kaga no Fujiwara). Kaga is now part of Ishikawa prefecture. Mostly found along the southeastern seaboard and in the Ryūkyū Islands. One family was daimyō of Hizen (now Nagasaki prefecture).
- Hungarian (Kató) : from a pet form of the female personal name Katalin (see Catherine).