Xie Family History
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Xie Name Meaning
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. Chinese : from the name of Xie City, which existed in present-day Henan province during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Xue, Xin, Nie, Xia, Qi, Ye, Xi, Che, Lile, Lie