Xiang Name Meaning

Chinese : there are two accounts of the origin of this surname, which is represented by a character that also means ‘to’. The first account derives the name from Xiang Ji, a senior adviser to Wu Wang, the first king (1122–1116 bc) of the Zhou dynasty. The second account traces it to Xiang Fu, a son of a duke of the State of Song during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). Chinese : from the name of an ancient state of Xiang. Following the defeat of this state, its residents adopted its name as their surname. Chinese : from the name of Xiang, the fifth king of the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc).

List of People with Surname Xiang

Based on our public records, there are a total of 337 people with the surname Xiang. Among these people surnamed Xiang, there are approximately 97 distinct names, with an average of 3 people who share the same name. Yang Xiang, Yu Xiang and Hui Xiang are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Xiang, with 20, 12 and 11 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Xiang, with a total of 95 people, and there are a total of 48 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Xiang, with a total of 61 people and an average of 38 distinct names.