Zaozhuang, Shandong, Changzhou, Jiangsu, Xiangshan County, Shandong.
Xiao (Xiāo) surname originated from four: 1, from the descendants of Dayu Yin Shi Boyi . According to the relevant information, after the ancient tribe leader of the tribe, Boyi, became a prince Yu Xiao, he used Xiao as his surname, and his descendants extended the surname Xiao . 2, from the child's surname, the country as the family. According to the "Yuanhe Surname Compilation", "Ancient and Modern Surname Book Dialectics" and other relevant materials, it is a descendant of the Wei Dynasty in the Song Dynasty . "Tongzhi · Clan Profile": " Xiao , the ancient country of Xiao, also known as Xiao County in Xuzhou, later merged by Song Dynasty, grandson of Wei Zi, Ping Nan Gong, master of meritorious service, sealed in Xiao, thought vassal, declared In the twelve years of Chu's extinction, the children and grandchildren thought that they were clan. 3. If the surname is changed or given by a minority, the surname is Xiao. According to relevant materials such as "Xue Tongzhi · Clan Shou", "Surnames Dictionary", "Ancient and Modern Surname Book Dialectics" and other relevant materials, the three tribes of Bari, Isuzil, and Shujing were given the surname of Xiao in the Han Dynasty , and in the Northern and Southern Dynasties of the Jin Dynasty . The three clan names of Khitan Bali, Issuzil and Buchan changed their names to Xiao. According to the " Liao Shi · Lei Chu · Fei Fei" record: "The emperor Mu Hangao emperor , so Yelu is also known as the Liu family, with the second room, Barry than Xiao Xiangguo, then the Xiao family." 4, the surname changed. According to the "Lanling Family Xiao, Zhong and Ye Sanxing Is a Family" printed by the Xiao Clan Association in Taipei, there is a general named Zhong Da in the Song Dynasty , who was killed by an adulterer, and cut off nine families. He has seven sons, among whom The three escaped , and changed their surnames Xiao and Ye to avoid harm. But this is more flawed and doubtful. In addition, during the Jin and Yuan dynasties, in the Taiyi religion circulating in the north of China, some non-Xiao surnamed martyrs were changed to Xiao because of the surname Xiao.
The ancestor of the surname: Daxin.
The surname of Xiao was originally from his surname. In the Spring and Autumn Period, a Song state official named Nangong Changwan defeated and captured in the attack on Lu . He was imprisoned in the harem. He returned to Song after a few months. This time, he teased him many times, and Chang Wan became angry and angry because of the tenderness. He once killed Min Gong by drinking wine, and then publicly rebelled. Song Guoqun sons fled to Xiao Yi (now northwest of Xiao County, Anhui Province). Later, after Song Guoweizi, he heartily led the disciples of the royal family and the army formed by his followers to kill Nangong Changwan and quell the rebellion. The brother of Fumin Gong said that he would succeed him. Song Gonggong closed his heart to Xiaodi because of his rebellion, and thought that he was a vassal. He founded Xiao Guo, called Xiaojun Xiaoxin, and Xiaoshu Xiaoxin. Xiao was destroyed by Chu in 597 BC, and his children and grandchildren took the country as his surname and called it Xiao. Daxin was later respected as the ancestor of the surname Xiao.
The first surname of Xiao originated in Shandong Province today. In the pre-Qin period, the people of the family surnamed Xiao lived scattered because of the destruction of the country, and their family power was small. In the Qin and Han dynasties, social unrest forced Xiao to move out and enter the first period of development and migration. After a long-term relocation, Xiao surname has multiplied from the original settlement to many surroundings, and celebrities have emerged. Xiao He is the typical representative of the Han Dynasty. In his early years, he assisted the Liu Bang uprising. After the capture of Xianyang, he paid attention to the collection of Qin's law books. A large amount of information, such as social conditions, contributed to the founding of the Western Han Dynasty, and helped Liu Bang to eliminate the princes of different surnames. His descendants also entered the two Han dynasties, both of whom were senior officials, and made great contributions to the prosperity of the Han Dynasty. As a result, the family flourished, and several larger counties formed during this period. During the Wei and Jin dynasties of the Three Kingdoms , there were frequent wars. In addition to the " Yongjia Rebellion" during the Jin Dynasty, the clans moved to the south, and the people of the Xiao family also migrated to the south. They were relocated to the southern provinces to further develop the family. The surname is worthy of the world, the establishment of Qi, Liang dynasty, reproduction and prosperity, talented people, so that Xiao's development entered a heyday. During the Tang and Song dynasties, the society was relatively stable and the economy was prosperous. On the one hand, the people of the Xiao family were scattered throughout the world. On the other hand, due to the emergence of new elements, the Khitan tribe of the Khitans who lived in northern and northeast China joined. A noble and huge family. During this period, Xiao also settled in Fujian and Guangdong. Until now, before the Tang and Song dynasties, Xiao had been widely used in Shandong, Henan, Hebei, Anhui, Beijing, Fujian, Guangdong and other regions. During the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, Xiao lived in Sichuan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Hubei, and other provinces in the south. Celebrities have constantly made Xiao a famous door. Since the end of the Kangxi period of the Qing Dynasty, Xiao family members have moved to Taiwan several times. Overseas, Xiao surnames really spread all over the north and south of our country. Today, the surnames Xiao are widely distributed in China, especially in Sichuan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Hubei, Shandong, Guangdong and other provinces. The six surnames Xiao account for about 69% of the Han population in the country. Xiao is the 30th largest surname in China today, with a large population, accounting for about 0.6% of the Han population in China.
Xiao Yan : A native of Southern Lanling in the Southern Dynasties , a famous general in the Southern Dynasties . Later, due to corruption and civil unrest in the imperial court, Xiao Yan became the emperor in the 1920s, established the Liang Dynasty, and established Jiankang (now Nanjing, Jiangsu).
Xiao Daocheng : A native of the Southern Lanling in the Southern Dynasties, Shi Song was the leader in the middle. Later, he took advantage of civil disturbances in the imperial court, and strengthened his power. He embraced the emperor Shun Liu. , Established the Qi Dynasty, known as Qi Gaodi in history.