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Xia Name Meaning

Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 夏 meaning ‘summer’ in Chinese: (i) borne by some descendants of royal families from Xia (夏) the name of a Chinese dynasty (2070–1600 BC). In some cases it is a shortened form of the compound surname Xia-Hou (夏侯). (ii) from the second element of the personal name Zi Xia (子夏) style name of Zi Xi son of the Duke Xuan of Chen (ruler of the state of Chen died 648 BC). (iii) from the first element of the personal name Xia Wu (夏戊) personal name of the nephew of an official in the state of Wey during the Spring and Autumn period (770–476 BC).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Xie, Xiao, Xin, Xiang, Jia, Qi, Qiao, Xi, Lian, Via

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You can see how Xia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Xia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Xia family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Xia's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Xia families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 87 census records available for the last name Xia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Xia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 16 immigration records available for the last name Xia. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 12 military records available for the last name Xia. For the veterans among your Xia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Xia lifespan?

Between 1994 and 2004, in the United States, Xia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Xia in 1994 was 83, and 43 in 2004.

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