Jisho

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Noun
1. surname; family nameSee also 名前
Place
2. Myouji
Wikipedia definition
3. Japanese namein modern times usually consist of a family name, followed by a given name. "Middle names" are not generally used. Japanese names are usually written in kanji, which are characters of usually Chinese origin in Japanese pronunciation. The kanji for a name may have a variety of possible Japanese pronunciations, but parents might use hiragana or katakana when giving a birth name to their newborn child.
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Other forms
苗字 【みょうじ】

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