Meaning and Origin of: Yue

Family name origins & meanings

  • Chinese : from a title denoting a regional administrator in ancient China. The first of the ‘model emperors’, Yao, (2357-2257 bc), appointed four princes to administer the North, South, East and West. These were known as the Siyue, or ‘four mountains’. The surname Yue is derived from this title.
  • Chinese : variant of Yu 2.
  • Chinese : variant of Yu 4.