Sonoda Family History
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Sonoda Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘garden rice paddy’; it is found mostly in the island of Kyushu, where bearers are descended from the Kikuchi family. A priestly family of Ise (now part of Mie prefecture) is descended from Fujiwara no Hidesato (10th century), of the northern Fujiwara, through the Arakida family. They take their name from a village in Kozuke (now Gunma prefecture).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
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