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Watanabe Name Meaning

Japanese: one of the ten most common surnames, especially in eastern Japan. The original meaning was occupational: Wataribe ‘ferrymen’s guild’. Some bearers descend from Minamoto no Toru (822–895), a son of Emperor Saga. A common alternate reading is Watabe.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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