First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shui

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

Notable Persons Named Shui

He was most active from 1950 to 1960. Shui was born on November 23rd, 1916 in Nanjing. He passed away on December 16th, 1995.


Shui was born on December 18th, 1966.


Shui was born on June 5th, 1982 in Yushe County.


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Popularity of Shui as a last name

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Common last names for Shui

  • Wong
  • Lee
  • Chan
  • Ng
  • Tam
  • Kwan
  • Chin
  • Leung
  • Lam
  • Lui
  • Lim

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shui U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 95.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shui

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

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Fun Facts about the name Shui

  • How Popular is the name Shui? As a last name Shui was the 78,316th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Shui first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Shui is Sunday, August 16th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Shui? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Shui. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Shui: Your name in reverse order is Iuhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Siuh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shui? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 244 people with the last name Shui.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shui? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shui as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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