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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Japanese : ‘small field’; variously written, mostly found in western Japan. In its Romanized form, the surname is often confused with Ōno, which means ‘large field’ and is also a common place name and surname throughout Japan and in the Ryūkyū Islands. Some bearers of the surname are descended from the Minamoto. Ōno is listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku.

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