Yoshihara Family History
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Yoshihara Name Meaning
Japanese: from a very old and common place name in Japan and the Ryukyu Islands meaning ‘lucky (or good) plain’, which has been taken as a surname by several unrelated families. One family descends from court nobles who took the name in ancient times. It is also pronounced Yoshiwara; and in the Ryukyu Islands as Yoshibaru.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Yoshikawa, Ishihara, Yoshida, Yoshioka, Yoshinaga, Ashikaga, Ishikawa