Xiong Name Meaning

Chinese : this name has at least two origins. The first is from one of the names of the legendary emperor Huang Di (2697–2595 bc), also known as You Xiong; some of his descendants adapted this name as their surname. A second origin traces it to the end of the Shang dynasty in the 12th century bc: at this time there lived in the state of Chu a wise scholar and author, Yu Xiong, who served as teacher to the duke of Zhou, Wen Wang, famous for his virtue. Some of Yu Xiong’s descendants adopted their illustrious forebear’s given name as their surname. Laotian and Hmong: unexplained.

List of People with Surname Xiong

Based on our public records, there are a total of 5,588 people with the surname Xiong. Among these people surnamed Xiong, there are approximately 793 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who share the same name. Mai Xiong, Toua Xiong and Moua Xiong are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Xiong, with 45, 45 and 41 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Xiong, with a total of 1,646 people, and there are a total of 516 distinct names among these people. Minnesota is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Xiong, with a total of 1,416 people and an average of 435 distinct names.