Sumitani(墨谷)

Last Name :
Sumitani

Last Name in Japanese Kanji(Hiragana) :
墨谷(すみたに)

Meaning :
墨 meaning black ink, India ink, ink stick, Mexico./ 谷 meaning valley.

Estimated Population in Japan :
760

Population Rank :
9847 out of 10,000 entries

Other Readings of Sumitani(墨谷):
Sumiya

Top 5 populations of Sumitani(墨谷) by prefecture:
1 : Tochigi
2 : Nagasaki
3 : Hokkaido
4 : Fukui
5 : Osaka

Origin :
Japanese

How to Find The Origin of Japanese Last Name

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