Pi Family History
Pi Name Meaning
Catalan: topographic name from pi ‘pine tree’, or habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word. Chinese : from a character in the personal name of Fan Zhongpi, son of Wen Wang, the virtuous duke whose magnanimous rule led to the establishment of the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc. Generations later, a branch of his descendants adopted the second character of his given name, Pi, as their surname. Chinese: see Bi.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press