Xin Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a state of Xin that existed during the Xia dynasty. King Qi (2197–2188 bc) granted this state to one of his sons, whose descendants adopted a modified form of the character for Xin as their surname.

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


Similar surnames: Jin, Xie, Qin, Xing, Xia, Yin, Min, Lin, Qi, Ping

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Between 1981 and 2004, in the United States, Xin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Xin in 1981 was 77, and 75 in 2004.

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