Last name origins & meanings:
- Chinese: from a word meaning ‘cart’. During the Han
dynasty (206 bc–220 ad) there was a prime minister
who became to old to walk very far unaided, so he had himself brought
to and from work in a cart, and became known as ‘Prime Minister
Cart’. His descendants adopted the character for cart as their
- Chinese: variant of Xie 1.
- Vietnamese: unexplained.
- Korean: variant of
- Spanish: from a pet form of the personal name
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