Jia Name Meaning

Chinese : from the place name Jia. The third king of the Zhou dynasty, Kang (1078–1053 bc), made a grant of the fief of Jia. When the state of Jin later conquered Jia, the former ruling class adopted the place name Jia as their surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jin, Ji, Jiao, Xia, Qi, Jian, Qiao, Xin, Lian, Pia

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