Arakawa Family History
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Arakawa Name Meaning
Japanese: topographic name meaning literally ‘wild river’, probably referring to the Arakawa River, which drains the Kanto Plain into Tokyo Bay. There are other rivers of the same name. This surname is mostly found in eastern Japan.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Yamakawa, Hayakawa, Kurokawa, Araya, Arata, Okawa, Araki, Maekawa