Hirota Family History
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Hirota Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘wide rice paddy’; the name of an immigrant family from Paekche, an ancient Korean kingdom (15 bc–ad 663) with many close Japanese ties; also other families descended more recently from the Sasaki and Watarai clans. The name is mostly found in west-central Japan and the Ryukyu Islands, and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hirata, Hiraoka, Hirose, Kubota, Shiroma, Milota, Horta, Hora, Herod