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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 Yiu

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From Latin vīvus. Compare Romanian viu.

Notable Persons Named Yiu

Yiu was born in 1973.


Yiu Si-wing is a Member of the Legislative Council and Member of theLegislative Council. Yiu was born in 1952 in Hong Kong.


Yiu Hok Man is an athlete for the G.D. Lam Pak.


Yiu Ho Ming is an athlete for the Dreams Metro Gallery FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yiu

Elaine Yiu is an actor and presenter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2002. Elaine was born on November 21st, 1980 in Hong Kong.


Claire was born on August 10th, 1978 in Hong Kong.


Wai is also known as Yao and Wei Kelly.


Yiu was born in 1973.


Lee Ka Yiu is a soccer player for the Hong Kong Pegasus FC, Sham Shui Po SA, Dreams Metro Gallery FC, Hong Kong national under-23 football team, and Hong Kong national football team. Lee was born on April 10th, 1992 in Hong Kong. Lee is also known as 李嘉耀 (Chinese).


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Popularity of Yiu as a last name

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Common last names for Yiu

  • Chan
  • Wong
  • Leung
  • Lam
  • Chu
  • Ho

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yiu U.S.
  White 1.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yiu

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

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Fun Facts about the name Yiu

  • How Popular is the name Yiu? As a last name Yiu was the 23,899th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Yiu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Yiu is Monday, November 20th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Yiu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Yiu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Yiu: Your name in reverse order is Uiy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yiu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yiu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,056 people with the last name Yiu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yiu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yiu as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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