Shimada Family History
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Shimada Name Meaning
Japanese: meaning ‘island rice paddy’, but not necessarily denoting an island surrounded by water (see Shima). The surname is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku and is found mostly in eastern Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Shima, Shimoda, Shibata, Ishikawa, Hamada, Shiraki, Sawada, Ishihara