First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Xiong

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from the United States and Sweden, the name Xiong is of Chinese origin and means "Bear".
  2. A user from Missouri, U.S. says the name Xiong is of Chinese origin and means "A Chinese surname".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Xiong

Notable Persons Named Xiong

Lynn Hung

Lynn was given the name Xiong Dailin on October 10th, 1980 in Nanjing.

Xiong Yaohua

Xiong Yaohua was a wuxia writer. Xiong was born on June 7th, 1938 in Hong Kong. He passed away on September 21st, 1985.

Xiong Lü

Xiong Lü is royalty. He holds the title King of Chu. He was most active from 613 to present.

Xiong Shili

Xiong was born in 1885 in Huanggang, Huangzhou District, Hubei, Qing Empire. He died on May 23rd, 1968.

Xiong Ren

Xiong was born on July 19th, 1823. He breathed his last breath on November 23rd, 1857.

Xiong Ni

Xiong Ni is an athlete. Xiong was born on January 11th, 1974.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Xiong

Notable Persons With the Last Name Xiong

Jeffery Xiong

He holds the title Grandmaster(2015) and Grandmaster (chess). Jeffery was born Jeffery Xiong on October 30th, 2000 in Plano, Texas.

Yang Xiong

Yang Xiong is a Mayor of Shanghai and Politics of Shanghai. Yang was born in 1953.

Guobao Xiong

Guobao was given the name 熊国宝 on November 1st, 1962.

Shi Xiong

He left this life in 848.

Zha Blong Xiong

Qiying Xiong

Qiying was born on October 14th, 1967.

  • Lu Xiong

Common last names for Xiong

  • Vang
  • Yang
  • Thao

Common first names for Xiong

  • Mai
  • C
  • Xia
  • May
  • Mee
  • M
  • Nhia
  • S
  • Cher
  • Yer

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Xiong U.S.
  White 0.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 98.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.03% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Xiong

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

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Fun Facts about the name Xiong

  • What name lists does Xiong rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Xiong? Xiong is the 29,456th most popular name of all time. As a last name Xiong was the 929th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Xiong have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 176 babies born with the first name Xiong in the United States. That's more than enough people named Xiong to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Xiong? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Xiong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Xiong is Thursday, December 14th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Xiong born? The highest recorded use of the first name Xiong was in 1990 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Xiong Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Xiong is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Xiong: The name spelled backwards is Gnoix. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Gnxio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Xiong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 37,499 people with the last name Xiong.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Xiong? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Xiong as their last name.
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