Yoshino Family History
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Yoshino Name Meaning
Japanese: ancient name meaning ‘lucky (or good) field’, taken from the scenic Yoshino region of southern Yamato (now Nara prefecture). It is also written with characters meaning ‘fragrant field’. Some bearers are descendants of Emperor Bidatsu (reigned 572–585), while others are of the Sato, Minamoto, Nitta, Kikuchi, and other noted families. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, and is found in eastern Japan and the island of Okinawa.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hoshino, Yoshida, Hino, Oshiro, Yoshimoto, Ogino, Oosting, Gosling