Furuya Family History
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Furuya Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘old valley’; more correctly written with characters meaning ‘old room’. Some bearers are descended from the Taira clan, others from the Minamoto through the Satake and Takeda. The name is most common in the Tokyo area. It is pronounced Furutani or Kotani in western Japan.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press