Wada Family History
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Wada Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘harmonious rice paddy’ (an older, formerly more common reading was Nigita, with a meaning similar to that of Yoshida). One powerful daimyo family, descended from the Taira through the Miura family, supported the Minamoto against the Taira in the 12th century. They took their name from the village of Wada in the Miura Peninsula.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sada, Tada, Hada, Sawada, Ueda, Wang, Dada, Sawa, Wade, Vajda