Ariwara Family

Ariwara Family

The Ariwara Family (在原氏) is one of the various Clans of Japan.

Creation

This particular family name was gifted to the children of two different Imperial Princes. First it was given to the children of the deposed Prince Takaoka by Emperor Saga, and later in 826AD Emperor Junna gave the name to the four sons of Prince Abo.1

Decendants of Prince Abo

Footnotes

1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.

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Ariwara Family