Endo Family History
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Endo Name Meaning
Japanese (Endo): ‘far wisteria’; designating Fujiwara of Totomi. En ‘far’ is a Sino-Japanese pronunciation of the to element in the place name To-tsu-umi ‘farther lake’ (now part of Shizuoka prefecture). The name refers to Lake Hamana and was shortened by usage to Totomi. The name is found mainly in eastern Japan, where it is borne by several families descended from the Taira and southern Fujiwara clans.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
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