Andō clan

This article is about the family which ruled the Iwakidaira Domain in the Edo period. For the family which ruled Tsugaru and Akita in the Kamakura Muromachi period, see Akita clan.
In this Japanese name, the family name is Andō.
Andō clan
Home province Mutsu
Parent house Abe clan of Ōshū

The Andō clan (安藤氏 Andō-shi) is a Japanese samurai kin group.[1]


The clan claims descent from Abe Hirafu and Abe Nakamaro.[1]

The clan served the Tokugawa clan. In the Edo period, a major branch of the family ruled the Iwakidaira Domain.


  1. 1 2 Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; Papinot, (2003). "Andō," Nobiliare du Japon, p. 2 [PDF 6 of 80]; retrieved 2013-5-5.

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