Oyama Family History
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Oyama Name Meaning
‘small mountain’; another common pronunciation is Koyama. Both are found throughout Japan. One Oyama family is descended from Fujiwara no Hidesato (10th century). (Oyama): ‘large mountain’. Some modern bearers have samurai connections, and the name is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Koyama, Toyama, Aoyama, Ohara, Okuma, Ozawa, Ojala, Okada, Obara