Miao Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of an area called Miao. During the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc) this area was granted to the son of a senior adviser of the state of Chu. The character for Miao also denotes the Miao ethnic group in China, but the surname does not have a Miao origin. Chinese : from a title posthumously bestowed upon the duke of Miao from the state of Qin during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc).

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

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Between 1981 and 2004, Miao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Miao in 1981 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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