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Meaning and Origin of: Xiao

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish : Meaning unknown

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Chinese : from the name of a territory that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc).
  • Chinese : from the name of a fiefdom called Xiao (in present-day Anhui province) that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). A descendant of the ruler of the state of Song was granted this fiefdom and subsequently his descendants adopted the place name as their surname.