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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hsiao

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Alt. Meaning

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

Notable Persons Named Hsiao

Hsiao Huang-Chi is a pop music and pop rock singing, songwriter, and massage. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Hsiao was born on September 22nd, 1976 in Banqiao District. Hsiao is also known as Ricky Hsiao.


Hsiao Bi-khim is a Member of the Legislative Yuan. She was most active from 2016 to 2016. Hsiao was born on August 7th, 1971 in Kobe, Japan.


He was most active from 1976 to 2004. Hsiao was born on January 1st, 1958 in Meixian District. Hsiao is also known as Monkey.


Hsiao was born on January 7th, 1985 in Fengyuan, Taichung, Taiwan.


Hsiao Chia-chi is a Deputy Secretary-General of the Executive Yuan, Deputy Minister of the Interior of the Republic of China, Deputy Mayor of Taichung, Deputy Secretary-General of theExecutive Yuan, DeputyMinister of the Interiorof theRepublic of China, and Deputy Mayor ofTa. Hsiao was born on June 21st, 1961 in Shuili, Nantou.


Hsiao Hung-Jen is a c-pop and chinese rock musician. They have been prominent since 2008. Hsiao was born on August 21st, 1984.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hsiao

Jam Hsiao is a mandopop, rock, roll, jazz, rhythm, and blues singing and actor. He plays Guitar, Piano, Keyboard instrument, Saxophone, Western concert flute, Drum kit, and Vocals. His career lasted from 2007 to 2007. Jam was born on March 30th, 1987 in Taipei.


Elva Hsiao is a mandopop singing.


Mree is an indie folk and indie pop musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2011. Mree was given the name Marie Hsiao on November 1st, 1993. Mree is also known as Mario Hsiao.


William was born on January 17th, 1936 in Beijing.


Tyzen Hsiao was a composer, conductor, and pianist. Tyzen was given the name Siau Thài-jiân on January 1st, 1938 in Fongshan District. Tyzen is also known as Seo Taeeun and Tyerun Siaw. He left this life on February 24th, 2015.


Benjamin S. Hsiao is a in the fields of polymer chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science. Benjamin was born on August 12th, 1958 in Taipei. Benjamin is also known as Hsiao and Ben.


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Popularity of Hsiao as a last name

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Common last names for Hsiao

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hsiao U.S.
  White 1.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hsiao

People with the last name Hsiao are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Hsiao

  • How Popular is the name Hsiao? As a last name Hsiao was the 11,751st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hsiao first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hsiao is Thursday, October 25th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Hsiao? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hsiao. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hsiao: Your name in reverse order is Oaish. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sioha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hsiao? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,666 people with the last name Hsiao.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hsiao? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hsiao as their last name since less than 1 person in 111k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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