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.

List of People with Surname Jiao

According to our database, there are a total of 144 people with the surname Jiao. Among these people surnamed Jiao, there are about 43 unique names, with an average of 3 people who have the same name. Jian Jiao, Yan Jiao and Jie Jiao are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Jiao, with 13, 9 and 9 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Jiao, with a total of 44 people, and there are a total of 25 unique names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jiao, with a total of 20 people and an average of 16 unique names.