Submitted Surnames Starting with X

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Xəlilov Azerbaijani
Means "son of Xəlil".
Xəlilzadə Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Khalilzadeh.
Xầm Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 諶 (chén) meaning "faithful".
Xander German
From a short form of the personal name Alexander.
Xanders German
Variant of Xander.
Xanthopoulou Greek
Feminine transcription of Greek Ξανθόπουλος (see Xanthopoulos).
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.
Xavier Portuguese, French, English
Derived from the given name Xavier.
Xavierson English (Rare)
Means “son of Xavier”.
Xayachack Lao
From Lao ໄຊ​ (xay) meaning "victory" and ຈັກ (chak) meaning "wheel, circle, disk".
Xayalath Lao
Alternate transcription of Lao ໄຊຍະລາດ (see Sayalath).
Xayaseng Lao
From Lao ໄຊ (xay) meaning "victory" and ແສງ (seng) meaning "light".
Xayavong Lao
Alternate transcription of Sayavong.
Xaysana Lao
Means "victory" in Lao.
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.
Xhafa Albanian
Derived from the given name Xhafer.
Xhafaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Xhafer" in Albanian.
Xhaferaj Albanian
Means "descendant of Xhafer" in Albanian.
Xhaferi Albanian
From the given name Xhafer.
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.
Xia Chinese
From Chinese 夏 (xià) referring to the Xia dynasty, the first dynasty in Chinese history that is believed to have existed from 2070 to 1600 BC. According to legend, this name was adopted by the descendants of Yu the Great (who was also known as Xia Yu), a legendary king who supposedly founded the Xia dynasty.
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.
Xiang Chinese
From Chinese 项 (xiàng) referring to the ancient state of Xiang, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Henan province.
Xie Chinese
Meaning "wrong, evil".
Xie Chinese
Means “to solve”.
Ximenes Portuguese
Portuguese form of Jiménez.
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
From Chinese 熊 (xióng) meaning "bear".
Xiphias Greek
Meaning Swordsfish
Xirivella Catalan (Valencian)
It indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
Xisto Portuguese
Means "schist" or "shale" in Portuguese. Can also be found in Brazil.
Xompero Italian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Cimbrian somerousch "pack horse", indicating the bearer's strength or occupation. Alternately, may mean "son of Piero".
Xotlanihua Nahuatl
Means "owner of flowering" or "there will be growing" in Nahuatl, probably originating as a personal name.
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.
Xūwáng Chinese
A Chinese surname taken from combining 須 (xū) meaning "must, necessary" with 王 (wáng) meaning "king, monarch". It is the Chinese reading of the Japanese surname Suō.
Xyooj Hmong
This name is possible from a location since Chinese during the 18th century gave Hmong surnames based on the location the Hmong were in. It's a possible clan surname.