Takeshita Family History
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Takeshita Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘(one who lives) beneath the bamboo’; it was originally pronounced Takenoshita and taken from a village of that name in Suruga (now part of Shizuoka prefecture). The original bearers were descended from the northern Fujiwara through the Kuzuyama family. The name is found mainly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Matsushita, Takashima, Takemoto, Yamashita, Kinoshita, Kaneshiro