Sui Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of the state of Sui () that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Descendants of a ruler of this state adopted its name as their surname. However, the current form of the name is in most cases the character , which was used to represent the name of the Sui dynasty (581–618 ad). An emperor of that dynasty, Wen Di, commanded the change in form.

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


Similar surnames: Shi, Sun, Su, Lu, Qi, Du, Cui, Hui, Bai, Si

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Between 1964 and 2004, Sui life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sui in 1964 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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