Chiba Family History
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Chiba Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘thousand leaves’; habitational name from Chiba-gun in Shimosa (now part of Chiba prefecture). The Chiba were a branch of the Taira clan, and were powerful in Shimosa from the 12th to 16th centuries.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Chica, Chia, Child, Chuba, Higa, Riba, Camba, Caira, Uchida, Chino