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English and German: topographic name for someone who lived by the sea-shore or beside a lake from Middle English se ‘sea lake’ (Old English sǣ) Middle High German sē. Altered form of French (of Flemish origin) Sy . Chinese: variant of Si or Xi . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 謝 (see Xie ) 池 (see Chi ) 薛 (see Xue ) 徐 and 許 (see Xu 1 and ). Chinese: from the personal name 泗 (composed of a semantic radical 氵 indicating something related to water and a phonetic radical 四 meaning ‘four’) recorded as a surname after immigration of its bearer to the US. Southeast Asian (Lahu): name found among the Lahu people from Laos of unexplained etymology; it may be of Chinese origin (see above). See also Saesee .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022