Kagawa Family History
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Kagawa Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘fragrant river’; held by two families, one from Kagawa in Sagami (now Kanagawa prefecture), descended from the Kamakura branch of the Taira clan. The other family originated in Kagawa in Aki (now part of Hiroshima prefecture). In Okinawa, the name is written with characters meaning ‘deer river’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tagawa, Nagata, Ogawa, Kawata, Haga, Kataoka, Sakata, Sazama, Sawada