Xian Surname History
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- Xian family history
- Xian country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Xian last name meaning & etymology
- Xian spelling & pronunciation
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Xian Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Xian can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Xian may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Xian Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Xian come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Xian are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Xian Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Xian change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Xian were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Xian. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Xian surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Xian Family Tree
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- Jinquan Xian 1956 - 2006
- Weixiong Xian 1919 - 2008
- Li Qun Xian 1923 - 2006
- Xiu Y Xian 1924 - 2006
- Chuan Xian 1962 - 2008
- Jing (Xian) Wu 1966 - ?