Submitted Surnames Starting with X

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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
XAABSADE Somali
Means “excerpt” in Somali.
XAIBREE American
xaibree was a name my mother made up originally to be spelled xaybry til my mothers sister and my father decided to spell it differenatly . xaibree was also going to be my oldest sisters name but my mother decided at the last minute to name her jaiden
XANDER German
From a short form of the personal name Alexander.
XANDERS German
Variant of Xander.
XAVIER English, French
Derived from the Basque place name Etxaberri meaning "the new house". This was the surname of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552). He was a missionary to India, Japan, China, and other areas in East Asia, and he is the patron saint of the Orient and missionaries.
XERRI Maltese
Variant of Scerri.
XHAKA Albanian (Latinized, Modern)
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Xhaka ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
XIANG Chinese
The sources are in the notes.
XIE Chinese
From an area called Xie, in present-day Henan province. Xuan Wang, the penultimate king (827–781 bc) of the Western Zhou dynasty, granted this area to one of his brothers-in-law, and the latter’s descendants adopted the place name Xie as their surname.
XIN Chinese
From the name of a state of Xin that existed during the Xia dynasty. King Qi (2197–2188 bc) granted this state to one of his sons, whose descendants adopted a modified form of the character for Xin as their surname.
XIONG Chinese
Perhaps derived from Huanxiong (黄熊), a name for the Chinese folk hero Fuxi (the name literally means "yellow bear") or from Youxiong (有熊) a name for the Yellow Emperor Huangdi, a legendary Chinese emperor and folk hero... [more]
XIPHIAS Greek
Meaning Swordsfish
XUEREB Maltese
Possibly means "noble", of Semitic origin transmitted to Central Europe. Alternatively, it may be derived from Arabic شَارِب (šārib) meaning "drinker, drinking" or "moustache", used as a nickname for an alcoholic or someone with distinctive facial hair.