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Notable Persons Named Xiang

Xiang Yu is royalty. He holds the title Hegemon-King of Western Chu. He was most active from 206 to present.


Xiang Yun is an actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1980.


Xiang Po is a comics character.


Xiang Zhongfa was a president. Xiang was born in Shanghai. He breathed his last breath on June 24th, 1931.


Xiang was given the name 相 by his parent Zhong Kang.


Xiang was born in 1398 in Wu County. He left this life in 1481.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Xiang

Liu Xiang is an athlete. Liu was born on July 13th, 1983 in Putuo District, Shanghai.


Chen Xiang is a pop music and c-pop singing and actor. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Chen was born Chen Xiang on December 13th, 1989 in Tianshui. Chen is also known as Sean Xiang.


Sun Xiang is a soccer player for the Shanghai SIPG F.C., Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., PSV Eindhoven, FK Austria Wien, Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C., China national under-20 football team, China national under-23 football team, and China national football team. Sun was born on January 15th, 1982 in Shanghai, China. Sun is also known as 孫祥 (Chinese).


Xu Xiang is a general manager of zexi investment and general manager of zexi investment (泽熙投资). Xu was born in Ningbo. Xu is also known as Xu Qiang (徐强) and Big Xu.


He passed away in -208.


Xiang was given the name 相 by his parent Zhong Kang.


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Popularity of Xiang as a last name

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Common last names for Xiang

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Xiang U.S.
  White 1.26% 64.26%
  African American 0.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Xiang

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

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Fun Facts about the name Xiang

  • How Popular is the name Xiang? Xiang is the 53,762nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Xiang was the 19,041st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Xiang have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33 babies born with the first name Xiang in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Xiang? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Xiang first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Xiang is Wednesday, September 15th, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Xiang born? The highest recorded use of the first name Xiang was in 2003 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Xiang: Your name in reverse order is Gnaix. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ignax. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Xiang? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,430 people with the last name Xiang.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Xiang? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Xiang as their last name since less than 1 person in 208k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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