Iwata Family History
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Iwata Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘stony rice paddy’; variously written. One family comes from Iwata-mura in Chichibu-gun, Musashi (now part of western Tokyo). Another family is descended from the Sugawara family of Chikugo (now part of Saga prefecture).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wada, Imada, Kawata, Hirata, Hata, Arata, Iwai, Inaba, Nagata, Miyata