Tokiwa (name)

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Tokiwa is both a Japanese surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:

People with the surname

Satoshi Tokiwa is a Japanese footballer currently playing for Thespakusatsu Gunma.

Takako Tokiwa Japanese actress

Takako Tokiwa is a Japanese actress.

Tokiwa Gozen Japanese noblewoman of the late Heian period; famous as mother of Minamoto no Yoshitsune.

Tokiwa Gozen (常盤御前), or Lady Tokiwa, was a Japanese noblewoman of the late Heian period and mother of the great samurai general Minamoto no Yoshitsune. Sources disagree as to whether she was a concubine or wife to Minamoto no Yoshitomo, to whom she bore three sons, of which the youngest was Yoshitsune. She was later captured by Taira no Kiyomori, whom she served as a concubine in exchange for assurances of the safety of her family, and had a daughter with.

People with the given name

Mishima Tokiwa was a renowned Japanese photographer.

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