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

From Chinese () referring to the ancient state of Xu, which existed to the 6th century BC in what is now Jiangsu and Anhui. The character means "slowly, calmly".

Related Names

VariantsHsu(Chinese) Tsui(Chinese (Cantonese))
Same SpellingXu 2

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Entry updated April 25, 2021