Scripts 余市, よいち (hiragana), ヨイチ (katakana)
Pronounced Pron. yo-ee-chee
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Contributor Contrib.m4yb3_daijirou on 4/17/2015
This is the name of a district and town in Shiribeshi Subprefecture in south-western Hokkaidō, located in northern Japan.The kanji used are 余 (yo, ama.ru, ama.ri, ama.su, anma.ri) meaning "too much, myself, surplus, other, remainder" and 市 (shi, ichi) meaning "city, market, town."Yoichi is also used as a masculine given name (see YOICHI on the given name section) and surname (see YOICHI on the surname section).