Type Surname (from location)
Usage Chinese
Scripts (Chinese) (Traditional Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. SHYEH
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Meaning & History

From Chinese (xiè) referring to the minor state of Xie, which existed in what is now Hubei province.

Related Names

VariantsHsieh(Chinese) Tse(Chinese (Cantonese)) Chia(Chinese (Hokkien))

Entry added April 25, 2021