Popularity:7357
Origin:Chinese
Meaning:Glow of sunrise; welcoming; hospitable
Xia is a gender-neutral name of Chinese and Greek origin meaning “glow of sunrise,” “welcoming,” or “hospitable.” In Mandarin, Xia is a surname meaning “glow of sunrise” featured in Hundred Family Surnames—a text composed of 507 common Chinese surnames during the Song dynasty. The Greek Xia is a variant of Xenia, meaning “welcoming,” “stranger,” or “guest,” from the word xenos of the same meaning. Xia is a beautiful choice for parents who wish to welcome baby into their lives with a unique, short, and sweet moniker.

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