Chinese: from the name of an area called Liu Xia
in the state of Lu (in present-day Shanxi province). During the Spring
and Autumn period (722–481 bc), this was granted to a
counselor famous for his high moral character. His descendants adopted
the name of this area as their surname.
Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!
Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.
Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.