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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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Jiao Family Origin

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Jiao Family Occupations

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Jiao Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

There are 38 immigration records available for the last name Jiao. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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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Jiao Life Expectancy

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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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