Jiang Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of an area known as the Jiang Hills, which in ancient times was granted to a descendant of the legendary emperor Zhuang Xu. Later, during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc), when the Jiang Hills administration was defeated by the state of Chu, the defeated ruling class took Jiang as their surname. Chinese : from the name of the state of Jiang, in present-day Henan province. The Duke of Zhou was the younger brother and chief adviser of Wu Wang, who established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc; his third son, Bo Ling, was granted lordship of the state of Jiang. Bo Ling’s descendants eventually adopted Jiang as their surname. Chinese : from the name of the Jiang Creek, a tributary of the Wei river in Shaanxi province. This surname goes back 4700 years to Shen Nong, a legendary emperor (2734–2697 bc). Shen Nong was raised beside Jiang Creek, and adopted Jiang as one of his names.

List of People with Surname Jiang

Based on our public records, there are a total of 4,260 people with the surname Jiang. Among these people surnamed Jiang, there are approximately 794 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. Feng Jiang, Ai Jiang and Shu Jiang are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Jiang, with 54, 37 and 32 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Jiang, with a total of 1,206 people, and there are a total of 513 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jiang, with a total of 902 people and an average of 364 distinct names.