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Type Settlement
Usage Japanese
Scripts 余市(Japanese Kanji) よいち(Japanese Hiragana) ヨイチ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. YO-EE-CHEE  [key]

Meaning & History

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.ri,, 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).
Added 4/17/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C and m4yb3_daijirou