Okuma Family History
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Okuma Name Meaning
Japanese: it is uncertain whether instances of this name in America are Okuma meaning ‘large bear’, found mostly in eastern Japan, or Okuma, meaning ‘interior space’, found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands. One noble family bearing the former lived in the far west of Japan, in Hizen (now Nagasaki prefecture).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Okuda, Okura, Omura, Azuma, Okawa, Ogura, Okubo, Hokama, Tokuda, Kuba