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.

List of People with Surname Qiao

According to our database, there are a total of 172 people with the surname Qiao. Among these people surnamed Qiao, there are about 63 unique names, with an average of 2 people who have the same name. Wei Qiao, Lin Qiao and Li Qiao are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Qiao, with 9, 8 and 8 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Qiao, with a total of 47 people, and there are a total of 32 unique names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Qiao, with a total of 30 people and an average of 18 unique names.