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Hua Family History

Hua Name Meaning
Hawaiian: unexplained.Vietnamese (H{us’}a): unexplained.Chinese : one source of the name is Hua mountain, from the time of the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc). Also, during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc), a duke of the state of Song enfeoffed the city of Hua to his son, whose descendants adopted the name of the city as their surname. Hua also means ‘China’ or ‘Chinese’ in a broad sense, as in ‘Chinese culture’ or ‘the Chinese people’.Chinese : there is another Chinese name romanized as Hua, whose origins are not clear, but it is apparent that the name came into common use beginning with the Tang dynasty (618–907). This character for Hua also means ‘flower’.Chinese : Wu Wang, who established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc, granted the state of Hua along with the title of Earl to a subject. Descendants of this Earl of Hua adopted Hua as their surname. This character for Hua also means ‘slippery’ or ‘smooth’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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4,975 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,824 Military Records
710 Immigration Records
881 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hua Families

  • Number of Hua families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hua families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hua last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hua Family Origin

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Hua Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hua

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Hua Family Occupations

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