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Qiao Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of Qiao mountain. The ancient Chinese emperor Huang Di (2697–2595 bc), considered father of the Chinese people, is buried on Qiao mountain. In honor of this, some descendants later adopted the name of the mountain as their surname. Much later, during the Later Zhou dynasty (951–960 ad), the emperor ordered that the character for this name (which also means ‘bridge’) be modified to another similar character of the same pronunciation, the current character for the surname Qiao.

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

Similar surnames: Xiao, Jiao, Qiu, Qian, Qi, Miao, Bao, Cao, Chao, Lian

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There are 15 census records available for the last name Qiao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Qiao census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Between 1999 and 2004, in the United States, Qiao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Qiao in 1999 was 74, and 90 in 2004.

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