Inoue Family History
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Inoue Name Meaning
Japanese (earlier pronounced Inoe); topographic name meaning ‘above the well’, found in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Some bearers were daimyo of Mikawa (now part of Aichi prefecture); others were samurai from western Honshu and southern Kyushu.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Isobe, Inouye, Ingle, Aue, Noce, Snoke, Noe, Knock, Pino, Single