The meaning of Xing translates to ‘a star’, ‘a spark’. This Chinese name also means ‘prosperous’, ‘thriving’, ‘successful’. The name Xing is believed to come from a region in China of the same name, that was around at the time of the Zhou dynasty. The followers and descendants of the royal family took this name as their family name. Another origin of this name comes from the family of Dafu Han Xuanzi, who resided in the county of Xing, and their descendants took the name of this county as their surname.