Sawada Family History
Sawada Name Meaning
Japanese: common topographical name, meaning ‘rice paddy in the swamp’. It is found throughout Japan. Some bearers, especially from Ise, Kai, and Musashi (Mie, Yamanashi, and Tokyo-Saitama prefectures) are descended from ancient Shinto priestly families.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press