Description for "kobayashi in Kanji"
Kobayashi is the 9th most common Japanese surname.
“Kobayashi” means a small forest, and there are forests that protect houses such as windbreaks and sandbreaks near the village. It is thought that it became a place name and the surname was used. There are some areas where Kobayashi is called “Obayashi”, and if you include that, it will be a considerable number of place names.