Xiao Family History
Xiao Name Meaning
Chinese : from the name of a territory that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Chinese : from the name of a fiefdom called Xiao (in present-day Anhui province) that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). A descendant of the ruler of the state of Song was granted this fiefdom and subsequently his descendants adopted the place name as their surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press