Submitted Surnames Starting with X

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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
XƏLILOV Azerbaijani
Means "son of XƏLIL".
XANDER German
From a short form of the personal name ALEXANDER.
XANDERS German
Variant of XANDER.
XANTHOPOULOU Greek
Feminine counterpart of XANTHOPOULOS.
XATUN Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of KHATUN. It is common in Xinjiang, China. It is also sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Azerbaijani descent.
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.
XAVIERSON English (Rare)
Means “son of Xavier”.
XENAKIS Greek
Feminine form is Xenaki.
XENOS Ancient Greek
From Greek xenos ‘stranger’, ‘newcomer’ (equivalent to English Newman), or short for a composite name such as Xenocostas ‘Costas the newcomer’.
XERRI Maltese
Variant of SCERRI.
XI Chinese
From Chinese 习 (xí) referring to an ancient territory named Xi, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in the Qin state in what is now Shangxian County, Shaanxi province. A notable berarer is Xi Jinping (1953-), the current president of China.
XIANG Chinese
From Chinese 向 (xiàng) referring to the ancient state of Xiang, which existed during the Spring and Autumn period in what is now the Shandong province.
XIAO Chinese (Wu)
From the name of a fiefdom or territory 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.
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.
XING Chinese
From the name of an area called Xing, which existed during in the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Descendants of the ruling family of this area adopted Xing as their surname. Another account of the origin derives it from an area named Pingxing.
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
XISTO Portuguese
Means "schist" or "shale" in Portuguese. Can also be found in Brazil.
XU Chinese
From Chinese 許 (xǔ) meaning "to allow, to permit".
XUE Chinese
From the area of Xue, in present-day Shandong province. During the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc) an official with the title ‘chief of carts’ was granted this area. Much later, in the state of Qi during the Warring States period (403–221 bc) the same area was granted to a prince... [more]
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.
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