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Jiao Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of the ancient state of Jiao, in present-day Henan province. After conquering the Shang dynasty and becoming the first king of the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc, Wu Wang granted the state of Jiao to a descendant of Shen Nong, a legendary emperor (2734–2697 bc). Later descendants adopted the name of the state as their surname.

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


Similar surnames: Xiao, Jiang, Qiao, Ji, Jia, Cao, Bao, Miao, Jing, Lian

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There are 11 census records available for the last name Jiao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jiao census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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There are 19 military records available for the last name Jiao. For the veterans among your Jiao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Average Jiao life expectancy in 1983 was 79 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

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