Last name: SEE

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SEE : This last name is indexed 102,191 times on Geneanet!

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SEE : 1: English and German: topographic name for someone who lived by the sea-shore or beside a lake from Middle English se ‘sea lake’ (Old English sǣ) Middle High German sē.2: Altered form of French (of Flemish origin) Sy.3: Chinese: variant of Si or Xi.4: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 謝 (see Xie 1) 池 (see Chi 1) 薛 (see Xue) 徐 and 許 (see Xu 1 and 2).5: Chinese: from the personal name 泗 (composed of a semantic radical 氵 indicating something related to water and a phonetic radical 四 meaning ‘four’) recorded as a surname after immigration of its bearer to the US.6: Southeast Asian (Lahu): name found among the Lahu people from Laos of unexplained etymology; it may be of Chinese origin (see above). See also Saesee.

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