Last name origins & meanings:
- Chinese: from an area called Xie, in present-day
Henan province. Xuan Wang, the penultimate king (827–781
bc) of the Western Zhou dynasty, granted this area to one of
his brothers-in-law, and the latter’s descendants adopted the place
name Xie as their surname.
- Chinese: from the
name of Xie City, which existed in present-day Henan province during
the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc).
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