Naito Family History
Naito Name Meaning
Japanese (Naitō): written 内藤 ‘inner wisteria’. It is a name taken by two branches of the northern Fujiwara clan. One is descended from the famous warrior Hidesato (10th century) the other from Michinaga (966–1027) the statesman who took his family to its greatest heights of power and on whom the main character of the classic novel Genji monogatari (‘The tale of Genji’) is based.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press