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Xiao

Last Name
6k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Xiao mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Xiao

User Submitted Origins

Chinese
83%
Japanese
8%
Arabic
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Xiao is of Chinese origin and means "Little/Small".
  2. A submission from Canada says the name Xiao means "small" and is of Chinese origin.
  3. A submission from Indonesia says the name Xiao means "Little" and is of Japanese origin.
  4. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Xiao is of Chinese origin and means "Bright and white".
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Wiktionary
a type of xiao flute
  1. A type of Chinese flute.

Borrowed from Mandarin (xiāo).

  1. A type of Chinese flute.

    xiao was also found in the following language(s): Mandarin

    Notable Persons Named Xiao

    Notable Persons Named Xiao

    Xiao Jianhua

    Xiao was born on July 29th, 1975.

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    Xiao Wen Ju

    Xiao was born on May 19th, 1989 in Xi'an.

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    Xiao Yan

    Xiao Yan is royalty. He was most active from 502 to 549.

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    Xiao Guodong

    His career lasted from 2007 to 2007. Xiao was born on February 10th, 1989.

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    Xiao Hong

    Xiao was born on June 2nd, 1911 in Hulan District. She passed away on January 22nd, 1942.

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    Xiao Yanyan

    She holds the title Empress Dowager Chengtian of Liao. Her most notable accomplishments were from 982 to 1009. Xiao was born in 953. She died on December 23rd, 1009.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Xiao

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Xiao

    Chen Xiao

    He has had major accomplishments since 2010. Chen was born on July 5th, 1987 in Hefei. Chen is also known as Xiaoxiao (晓晓) and Morning.

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    Consort Xiao

    She left this life in 655.

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    Empress Xiao

    Her career lasted from 605 to 618. Empress was born as the child of Emperor Ming of Western Liang in 566 in Jiangling County. She breathed her last breath on April 17th, 0648.

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    Dong Xiao

    He breathed his last breath in 552.

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    Chaogui Xiao

    He left this life in 1852.

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    Xian Xiao

    Xian was born in 583. He passed away in 621.

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    • Di Xiao
      Pianist
    • Xiu Xiao
    • Zixian Xiao
    • Yuncong Xiao

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Xiao U.S.
      White 0.78% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.91% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.85% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.24% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Xiao

    People with the last name Xiao are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Xiao

  1. How Popular is the name Xiao? Xiao is the 42,875th most popular name of all time. As a last name Xiao was the 5,669th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Xiao have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 71 babies born with the first name Xiao in the United States. That's more than enough people named Xiao to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Xiao? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Xiao first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Xiao is Thursday, January 8th, 1914.
  5. What year had the most people named Xiao born? The highest recorded use of the first name Xiao was in 1993 with a total of 9 babies.
  6. Random Xiao Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Xiao is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2000.
  7. Weird things about the name Xiao: The name spelled backwards is Oaix. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oaix. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Xiao? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,123 people with the last name Xiao.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Xiao? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Xiao as their last name.
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