Matsuoka Family History
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Matsuoka Name Meaning
Japanese (found throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands): ‘pine tree hill’, usually denoting a sacred hilltop grove. Small Shinto shrines, always surrounded by trees and usually on hilltops, are found all over the country. See also Matsuda and Matsumoto.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Matsuda, Matsuura, Matsuo, Matsumoto, Matsumura, Matsubara, Masuda