Tamura Family History
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Tamura Name Meaning
Japanese: usually written with characters meaning ‘rice paddy village’; it is especially common in the Kyoto–Osaka region and the northeast. Most bearers descend from Date Muneyoshi (17th century). His mother was a descendant of Shogun Sakanoue Tamuramaro (758–811), who was a descendant of Sino-Korean prince Achi no Omi, who settled in Japan in the late 4th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kimura, Uemura, Tsuda, Imamura, Nomura, Mura, Okamura, Kitamura